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From Kanwar Sangha <>
Subject RE: Cassandra with SAN
Date Thu, 21 Feb 2013 23:42:06 GMT
Ok. What would be the drawbacks :)

From: Michael Kjellman []
Sent: 21 February 2013 17:12
Subject: Re: Cassandra with SAN

No, this is a really really bad idea and C* was not designed for this, in fact, it was designed
so you don't need to have a large expensive SAN.

Don't be tempted by the shiny expensive SAN. :)

If money is no object instead throw SSD's in your nodes and run 10G between racks

From: Kanwar Sangha <<>>
Reply-To: "<>" <<>>
Date: Thursday, February 21, 2013 2:56 PM
To: "<>" <<>>
Subject: Cassandra with SAN

Hi - Is it a good idea to use Cassandra with SAN ?  Say a SAN which provides me 8 Petabytes
of storage. Would I not be I/O bound irrespective of the no of Cassandra machines and scaling
by adding
machines won't help ?


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