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From Edward Capriolo <edlinuxg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: RFC: Cassandra Virtual Nodes
Date Mon, 19 Mar 2012 20:27:04 GMT
On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 4:24 PM, Sam Overton <sam@acunu.com> wrote:
>> For OPP the problem of load balancing is more profound. Now you need
>> vnodes per keyspace because you can not expect each keyspace to have
>> the same distribution. With three keyspaces you are not unsure as to
>> which was is causing the hotness. I think OPP should just go away.
>
> That's a good point, but isn't that the same problem with trying to
> balance tokens with OPP currently?

Yes. I was bringing this up because the external management process
you suggested performing active load balancing will have to be smart
enough to understand this. Right now since this is done manually it is
the users problem.

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