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From Edward Capriolo <edlinuxg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Fwd: information on cassandra
Date Sun, 25 Mar 2012 16:27:15 GMT
It is fine to start with one or two nodes. An important caveat is
operations at QUORUM actually turn into ALL because QUORUM can not be
done with 2 nodes. The operations will still work but the failure path
is different.

On Sun, Mar 25, 2012 at 10:11 AM, Ertio Lew <ertiop93@gmail.com> wrote:
> I guess 2 node cluster with RF=2 might also be a starting point. Isn't it ?
> Are there any issues with this ?
>
> On Sun, Mar 25, 2012 at 12:20 AM, samal <samalgorai@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Cassandra has distributed architecture. So 1 node does not fit into it.
>> although it can used but you loose its benefits , ok if you are just playing
>> around, use vm  to learn how cluster communicate, handle request.
>>
>> To get full tolerance, redundancy and consistency minimum 3 node is
>> required.
>>
>> Imp read here:
>> http://wiki.apache.org/cassandra/
>> http://www.datastax.com/docs/1.0/index
>> http://thelastpickle.com/
>> http://www.acunu.com/blogs/all/
>>
>>
>>
>> On Sat, Mar 24, 2012 at 11:37 PM, Garvita Mehta <garvita.mehta@tcs.com>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> its not advisable to use cassandra on single node, as its basic
>>> definition says if a node fails, data still remains in the system, atleast 3
>>> nodes must be there while setting up a cassandra cluster.
>>>
>>>
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>>> -----puneet loya wrote: -----
>>>
>>> To: user@cassandra.apache.org
>>> From: puneet loya <puneetloya@gmail.com>
>>> Date: 03/24/2012 06:36PM
>>> Subject: Fwd: information on cassandra
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> hi,
>>>
>>> I m puneet, an engineering student. I would like to know that, is
>>> cassandra useful considering we just have a single node(rather a single
>>> system) having all the information.
>>> I m looking for decent response time for the database. can you please
>>> respond?
>>>
>>> Thank you ,
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>>
>>> Puneet Loya
>>>
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