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From llpind <sonny_h...@hotmail.com>
Subject RE: HBase in a real world application
Date Tue, 11 Aug 2009 23:14:57 GMT

Thanks for the link.  I will keep that in mind. 

Yeah 256MB isn't much.  Moving up to 3-4G for 10-15 boxes gets expensive.





Alejandro Pérez-Linaza wrote:
> 
> You might want to check out www.rackspacecloud.com where you can get boxes
> and pay by the hour (as cheap as $0.015 / hour for a 256Mb box).  We used
> it a couple of weeks ago to setup a MySQL Cluster test and ended up having
> around 18 boxes.  Memory can be changed from 256Mb to 16Gb in a couple of
> minutes.  They also have various flavors to choose from.
> 
> The bottom line is that we love it and it solves the problem of the "test
> boxes" that you would need right away.
> 
> Have fun,
> 
> Alex
> 
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: llpind [mailto:sonny_heer@hotmail.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, August 11, 2009 12:21 PM
> To: hbase-user@hadoop.apache.org
> Subject: HBase in a real world application
> 
> 
> As some of you know, I've been playing with HBase on/off for the past few
> months.
> 
> I'd like your take on some cluster setup/configuration setting that you’ve
> found successful.  Also, any other thoughts on how I can persuade usage of
> HBase.
> 
> Assume:  Working with ~2 TB of data.  A few very tall tables. Hadoop/HBase
> 0.20.0.
> 
> 1.	What specs should a master box have (speed, HD, RAM)?  Should Slave
> boxes
> be different?
> 2.	Recommended size of cluster?  I realize this depends on what
> load/performance requirements we have, but I’d like to know your thoughts
> based on #1 specs.
> 3.	Should zookeeper quorums run on different boxes than regionservers?
> 
> 
> Basically if you could give some example cluster configurations with the
> amount of data your working with that would be a lot of help (or point me
> to
> a place were this has been discussed for .20).  Currently I don’t have the
> funds to play around with a lot of boxes, but I hope to soon.  :)  Thanks.
> 
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