On Mon, Jul 13, 2009 at 6:03 AM, Jonathan Ellis <jbellis@gmail.com> wrote:
On Mon, Jul 13, 2009 at 12:37 AM, Sandeep Tata<sandeep.tata@gmail.com> wrote:
> What hardware are you running one? How long does the slowdown last ?
>  There are a few reasons for temporary slowdowns ... perhaps the JVM
> started GCing?

Every time someone has reported this symptom, that has been the problem.

The object count tunable is the most direct way to ameliorate this.

http://wiki.apache.org/cassandra/MemtableThresholds

this is my current setting:

    <MemtableObjectCountInMillions>0.02</MemtableObjectCountInMillions>

should i increase or decrease it?