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From Jonathan Ellis <jbel...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Ring management and load balance
Date Thu, 25 Mar 2010 16:52:38 GMT
On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 11:40 AM, Jeremy Dunck <jdunck@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 10:56 AM, Jonathan Ellis <jbellis@gmail.com> wrote:
>> The advantage to doing it the way Cassandra does is that you can keep
>> keys sorted with OrderPreservingPartitioner for range scans.  grabbing
>> one token of many from each node in the ring would prohibit that.
>>
>> So we rely on active load balancing to get to a "good enough" balance,
>> say within 50%.  It doesn't need to be perfect.
>
> Isn't this also only a real [issue with] small clusters?

Right, good point.

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