Riak ring size

Sean Cribbs sean at basho.com
Thu Oct 3 11:33:20 EDT 2013


Hi John,

Our rule-of-thumb is 8-64 partitions per physical node, so a good starting
point for a 6-node cluster would be 128 or 256. 256 will let you expand up
to about 30 nodes without needing a ring resize.


On Thu, Oct 3, 2013 at 10:14 AM, John Kavanagh <john at kavanista.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I'm trying to understand the optimal ring size / vnode config for a 6 node
> Riak cluster, which will most likely expand to many more nodes over time .
>  Does everyone bump from the default of 64 to 1024 to facilitate future
> growth ?  I can provide more detailed capacity metrics off list if
> necessary.
>
> Thanks,
>
> John
>
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