Increase number of partitions above 1024

Alex Moore amoore at
Mon Feb 22 10:40:18 EST 2016

Hi Chathuri,

Larger ring sizes are not usually recommended, you can overload disk I/O if
the number of vnodes to nodes is too high.
Similarly you can underload other system resources if the vnode/node ratio
is too low.

How many nodes are you planning on running?


On Mon, Feb 22, 2016 at 5:42 AM, Chathuri Gunawardhana <
lanch.gunawardhana at> wrote:

> Hi,
> It is not possible to increase the number of partitions above 1024 and has
> been disabled via cuttlefish in riak.config. When I try to increase
> ring_size via riak.config, the error suggest that I should configure
> partition size>1024 via advanced config file. But I couldn't find a way of
> how I can specify this in advanced.config file. Can you please suggest me
> how I can do this?
> Thank you very much!
> --
> Chathuri Gunawardhana
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