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From aaron morton <aa...@thelastpickle.com>
Subject Re: ebs or ephemeral
Date Mon, 10 Oct 2011 08:06:16 GMT
yes, should have been 

And an explanation of why we normally avoid *EBS*. 

My bad. 
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Aaron Morton
Freelance Cassandra Developer
@aaronmorton
http://www.thelastpickle.com

On 10/10/2011, at 9:03 PM, Sasha Dolgy wrote:

> just catching the tail end of this discussion.  aaron, in your previous email, you said
"And an explanation of why we normally avoid ephemeral. " .... shouldn't this be, avoiding
EBS?  EBS was a nightmare for us in terms of performance.  
> 
> On Mon, Oct 10, 2011 at 9:23 AM, aaron morton <aaron@thelastpickle.com> wrote:
> 6 nodes and RF3 will mean you can handle between 1 and 2 failed nodes. 
> 
> see http://thelastpickle.com/2011/06/13/Down-For-Me/
> Cheers
> 
> -----------------
> Aaron Morton
> Freelance Cassandra Developer
> @aaronmorton
> http://www.thelastpickle.com
> 
> On 7/10/2011, at 9:37 PM, Madalina Matei wrote:
> 
>> Hi Aaron,
>>  
>> For a 6 nodes cluster, what RF can we use in order to support 2 failed nodes?
>> From the article that you sent i understood "avoid EMS" and use ephemeral. am i missing
anything?
>>  
>> Thank you so much for your help,
>> Madaina
>> On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 9:15 AM, aaron morton <aaron@thelastpickle.com> wrote:
>> Data Stax have pre build AMI's here http://www.datastax.com/dev/blog/setting-up-a-cassandra-cluster-with-the-datastax-ami

>> 
>> And an explanation of why we normally avoid ephemeral. 
>> 
>> Also, I would go with 6 nodes. You will then be able to handle up to 2 failed nodes.

>> 
>> Hope that helps. 
>> 
> 


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