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From David King <>
Subject Re: Cassandra in the cloud
Date Thu, 03 Jun 2010 16:22:03 GMT
> We want to try out Cassandra in the cloud. Any recommendations? Comments?
> Should we use Amazon? Rackspace? Something else? 

I'm using it on Amazon with mostly success. I'd recommend increasing Phi from 8 to 10, use
the 4-core/15gb instances to start, and if you plan to be really heavy on reads to use software
RAID of striped EBS volumes instead of just the straight-up EBS volumes.
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