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From Brandon Williams <dri...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Persistently increasing read latency
Date Fri, 04 Dec 2009 20:22:38 GMT
On Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 1:40 PM, B. Todd Burruss <bburruss@real.com> wrote:

> i've actually allocatted plenty of RAM, but it isn't fully used.  the
> read performance dwindles well before reaching a RAM limit.


You don't want to over-allocate memory to Cassandra, you want to leave as
much free as you can so the OS can cache the reads for you.

-Brandon

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