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From Sasha Dolgy <sdo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Aamzon EC2 & Cassandra to ebs or not..
Date Wed, 09 Mar 2011 16:48:32 GMT
Hi Will,

http://wiki.apache.org/cassandra/Operations#Backing_up_data

<http://wiki.apache.org/cassandra/Operations#Backing_up_data>If the snapshot
is written to the ephemeral storage ... there isn't a cost. (i need to
confirm that)

You can then move this to an S3 bucket with RDS if you want or full
99.999999999% redundancy and have it available to developers

This is what I had in my head....
-sd

On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 5:39 PM, William Oberman <oberman@civicscience.com>wrote:

> I thought nodetool snapshot writes the snapshot locally, requiring 2x of
> expensive storage allocation 24x7 (vs. cheap storage allocation of a ebs
> snapshot).  By that I mean EBS allocation is GB allocated per month costs at
> one rate, and EBS snapshots are delta compressed copies to S3.
>
> Can you point the snapshot to an external filesystem?
>
> will
>
>

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