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From John Wong <gokoproj...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: GossipingPropertyFileSnitch vs Ec2Snitch
Date Mon, 03 Aug 2015 20:04:46 GMT
Thanks Rob.

But even if we do move out of EC2 in X years, unlike partitioner, I don't
think there is much to do to switch snitch. Yes, I am evaluating if there
is actually good benefit to use EC2.

John

On Mon, Aug 3, 2015 at 1:54 PM, Robert Coli <rcoli@eventbrite.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Aug 2, 2015 at 6:22 PM, John Wong <gokoproject@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> What other benefits can Ec2Snitch provide in a single-region, multi-az
>> AWS deployment besides automatically setting dc and rack for you as the
>> snitch reads from EC2 metadata.
>> Obviously there is a concern with what if there is something wrong with
>> the metadata server...
>>
>
> GPFS is broadly similar to EC2Snitch/EC2MRSnitch, but is usable if you for
> example have a DR site outside of EC2.
>
> In general I'd probably suggest using GPFS unless you're really sure
> you'll always be in EC2, forever and always.
>
> =Rob
>
>

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