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From William Oberman <ober...@civicscience.com>
Subject Re: Aamzon EC2 & Cassandra to ebs or not..
Date Wed, 09 Mar 2011 16:23:54 GMT
For me, to transition production data into a development environment for
real world testing.  Also, backups are never a bad idea, though I agree most
all risk is mitigated due to cassandra's design.

will

On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 10:57 AM, Sasha Dolgy <sdolgy@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> well, this is what i'm getting at.  why would you want to back it up if the
> cluster is working properly?  backup is silly.... ; )
>
>
> On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 4:54 PM, William Oberman <oberman@civicscience.com>wrote:
>
>> I'm considering similar issues right now.  The problem with ephemeral
>> storage is I don't know an easy way to back it up, while on an EBS it's a
>> simple snapshot API call.
>>
>> Otherwise, I believe the performance of the ephemeral (certainly in the
>> case of large or greater, where you can RAID0 multiple disks) is way better
>> than EBS.
>>
>> will
>>
>>


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