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From Boris Shulman <>
Subject Re: Cassandra on flash storage
Date Wed, 09 Jun 2010 09:59:00 GMT
Using SSD for a commitlog device can bost performance while using
cassandra in a batch mode for fsync operations. From my experience ta
write operation can be 10 times faster when usding SSD for commitlog.

On Mon, Jun 7, 2010 at 6:37 PM, Héctor Izquierdo <> wrote:
> Hi everyone.
> I wanted to know if anybody has had any experience with cassandra on flash
> storage. At work we have a cluster of 6 machines running Tokyotyrant on
> flash-io drives (320GB) each, but performance is not what we expected, and
> we'are having some issues with replication and availability. It's also hard
> to manage, and adding/removing nodes is pure hell.
> We can't afford test hardware with flash storage right now, so could
> somebody share his experience?
> Thank you very much
> Héctor Izquierdo

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