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From Thibaut Britz <>
Subject Re: Commit log + Data directory on same partition (software raid)
Date Sat, 11 Aug 2012 09:10:44 GMT
Unfortunately ssd drives are no option at the moment. I have to use 2
regular hds. Has anyone tried above scenario?


On Fri, Aug 10, 2012 at 3:30 PM, Radim Kolar <> wrote:

>  I was thinking about putting both the commit log and the data directory
>> on a software raid partition spanning over the two disks. Would this
>> increase the general read performance? In theory I could get twice the read
>> performance, but I don't know how the commit log will influence the read
>> performance on both disks?
> zfs + ssd cache is best. get freebsd 8.3 and install cassandra from ports.

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