From what I understood "tons" of people are running things on ec2, but it could be the instance size is pretty large that it compares to a dedicated server (especially if you go with SSD, it is like 1K/month!)

On Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 3:54 AM, Aaron Morton <> wrote:
how many nodes to start with(2 ok?) ?
I'd recommend 3, that will give you some redundancy see


Aaron Morton
Cassandra Consultant
New Zealand


On 5/08/2013, at 1:41 AM, Rajkumar Gupta <> wrote:

okay, so what should a workable VPS configuration to start with & minimum how many nodes to start with(2 ok?) ?  Seriously I cannot afford the tensions of colocation setup.  My hosting provider provides SSD drives with KVM virtualization.