Category: Cassandra

Shrinking the Cassandra cluster to fewer nodes

5 minutes read I have recently shrank the size of a Cassandra cluster from 24 m1.xlarge nodes to 6 hi1.4xlarge nodes in EC2 using Priam. The 6 nodes are significantly beefier than the nodes I started with and are handling much more work than 4 nodes combined. In this article I describe the process I went through to […]