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From Jake Luciani <>
Subject Re: Cassandra Pig with network topology and data centers.
Date Sat, 30 Jul 2011 00:06:54 GMT
Yes it's read repair you can lower the read repair chance to tune this. 


On Jul 29, 2011, at 6:31 PM, Aaron Griffith <> wrote:

> I currently have a 9 node cassandra cluster setup as follows:
> DC1: Six nodes
> DC2: Three nodes
> The tokens alternate between the two datacenters.
> I have hadoop installed as tasktracker/datanodes on the 
> three cassandra nodes in DC2.
> There is another non cassandra node that is used as the hadoop namenode / job 
> tracker.
> When running pig scripts pointed to a node in DC2 using LOCAL_QUORUM as read
> consistency I am seeing network and cpu spikes on the nodes in DC1.  I was 
> not expecting any impact on those nodes when local quorum is used.
> Can read repair be causing the traffic/cpu spikes?  
> The replication settings for DC1 is 5, and for DC2 is 1.
> When looking at the map tasks I am seeing input splits for computers in 
> both data centers.  I am not sure what this means.  My thought is 
> that is should only be getting data from the nodes in DC2.
> Thanks
> Aaron

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