-Re: managing 5-10 servers
S Ahmed 2010-11-23, 21:31
Are there any writeups on what things to look for?
What are some of the things that usually go wrong? Or is that an unfair
On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 4:22 PM, Jean-Daniel Cryans <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
> Constant hand holding no, constant monitoring yes. Do setup Ganglia
> and preferably Nagios. Then it depends what you're planning to do with
> your cluster... here we have 2x 20 machines in production, the one
> that serves live traffic is pretty much doing it's own thing by itself
> (although I keep a ganglia tab opened on a second monitor) and the
> other one is used strictly for MapReduce for which our internal users
> have developed a habit of running very destructive jobs on. But to be
> fair, it's probably the users that need support the most ;)
> On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 1:14 PM, S Ahmed <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > How much of a guru do you have to be to keep say 5-10 servers humming?
> > I'm a 1-man shop, and I dream of developing a web application, and
> > will be a core part of the application.
> > Is it feasable for a 1-man operation to manage a 5-10 server hbase
> > Is it something that requires hand holding and constant monitoring or it
> > tends to be hands off?