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From Jonathan Ellis <>
Subject Re: Cassandra cluster on ec2 and ebs volumes
Date Wed, 14 Sep 2011 11:52:47 GMT
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On Wed, Sep 14, 2011 at 6:22 AM, Giannis Neokleous
<> wrote:
> Hello,
> We currently have a cluster running on ec2 and all of the data are on
> the instance disks. We also have some old data which are now constant
> that we want to serve off from a different cluster still running on ec2.
> We want to have the ability to turn on/off this cluster at any time
> without having to reinsert any of the data. Is it possible to setup
> cassandra on ec2 so that the data can live on ebs volumes which can be
> attached/detached every time we want to bring down the cluster?
> Reloading the sstables will not work for us because we want to be able
> to turn on the cluster and have it serving data within minutes.
> Does anyone have this kind of setup working right now and if so how
> reliable is this?
> Thanks,
> -Giannis

Jonathan Ellis
Project Chair, Apache Cassandra
co-founder of DataStax, the source for professional Cassandra support

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