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From sujeet jog <sujeet....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: datastax cassandra minimum hardware recommendation
Date Wed, 04 Apr 2018 15:08:09 GMT
Thanks Alain

On Wed, Apr 4, 2018 at 3:12 PM, Alain RODRIGUEZ <arodrime@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello.
>
> For questions to Datastax, I recommend you to ask them directly. I often
> had a quick answer and they probably can answer this better than we do :).
>
> Apache Cassandra (and probably DSE-Cassandra) can work with 8 CPU (and
> less!). I would not go much lower though. I believe the memory amount and
> good disk throughputs are more important. It also depends on the workload
> type and intensity, encryption, compression etc.
>
> 8 CPUs is probably just fine if well tuned, and here in the mailing list,
> we 'support' any fancy configuration settings, but with no guarantee on the
> response time and without taking the responsibility for your cluster :).
>
> It reminds me of my own start with Apache Cassandra. I started with
> t1.micro back then on AWS, and people were still helping me here, of course
> after a couple of jokes such as 'you should rather try to play a
> PlayStation 4 game in your Gameboy', that's fair enough I guess :). Well it
> was working in prod and I learned how to tune Apache Cassandra, I had no
> other options to have this working.
>
> Having more CPU probably improves resiliency to some problems and reduces
> the importance of having a cluster perfectly tuned.
>
> Benchmark your workload, test it. This would be the most accurate answer
> here given the details we have.
>
> C*heers,
> -----------------------
> Alain Rodriguez - @arodream - alain@thelastpickle.com
> France / Spain
>
> The Last Pickle - Apache Cassandra Consulting
> http://www.thelastpickle.com
>
> 2018-04-04 9:44 GMT+01:00 sujeet jog <sujeet.jog@gmail.com>:
>
>> the datastax site has a hardware recommendation of 16CPU / 32G RAM for
>> DSE Enterprise,  Any idea what is the minimum hardware recommendation
>> supported, can each node be 8CPU and the support covering it ?..
>>
>
>

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