On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 9:06 PM, Edward Capriolo <firstname.lastname@example.org
> On the mailing list and IRC there are many questions about Cassandra
> internals. I understand where the questions are coming from because it
> took me a while to get a grip on it.
> However if you have a laptop with a descent amount of RAM 2 GB is
> enough for 3-5 nodes, (4GB is better). You can kick up a multi-node
> cluster right on your laptop. Then you can test failure/eventual
> consistent scenarios such as (insert to node A, kill node B, join node
> C) till your hearts content.