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From Michel Segel <michael_se...@hotmail.com>
Subject Re: Hbase Hardware requirement
Date Fri, 10 Jun 2011 01:58:35 GMT
Expensive is relative and with the latest intel hardware release you're starting to see 10gbe
on the motherboard.

Not to mention you don't get a linear boost w port bonding.

You have to be careful on hardware recommendations because there are pricing sweet spots and
technology changes.

Sent from a remote device. Please excuse any typos...

Mike Segel

On Jun 9, 2011, at 12:14 PM, "M. C. Srivas" <mcsrivas@gmail.com> wrote:

> Ensure enough networking bandwidth to match your drive-bandwidth, otherwise
> your compaction rates are going to be abysmal. 10 GigE ports are expensive,
> so consider  2 x 1GigE per box (or even 4 x 1GigE if you can get that many
> on-board NICs).
> On Wed, Jun 8, 2011 at 8:49 AM, Andrew Purtell <apurtell@apache.org> wrote:
>>> From: Ted Dunning <tdunning@maprtech.com>
>>> Lots of people are moving towards more spindles per box to
>>> increase IOP/s
>>> This is particular important for cases where the working
>>> set gets pushed out of memory.
>> Indeed.
>> Our spec is more like 12x 500 GB SATA disks, to push IOPS and more evenly
>> balance CPUs (fast dual quad core) with resident data per box. 10 of those
>> disks are JBOD disks for the DataNodes. Two are RAID-1 system disk so dumb
>> errors on the system disk doesn't bring down all volumes.
>> - Andy

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