cassandra-user mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From John Wong <>
Subject Re: GossipingPropertyFileSnitch vs Ec2Snitch
Date Mon, 03 Aug 2015 20:04:46 GMT
Thanks Rob.

But even if we do move out of EC2 in X years, unlike partitioner, I don't
think there is much to do to switch snitch. Yes, I am evaluating if there
is actually good benefit to use EC2.


On Mon, Aug 3, 2015 at 1:54 PM, Robert Coli <> wrote:

> On Sun, Aug 2, 2015 at 6:22 PM, John Wong <> wrote:
>> What other benefits can Ec2Snitch provide in a single-region, multi-az
>> AWS deployment besides automatically setting dc and rack for you as the
>> snitch reads from EC2 metadata.
>> Obviously there is a concern with what if there is something wrong with
>> the metadata server...
> GPFS is broadly similar to EC2Snitch/EC2MRSnitch, but is usable if you for
> example have a DR site outside of EC2.
> In general I'd probably suggest using GPFS unless you're really sure
> you'll always be in EC2, forever and always.
> =Rob

View raw message