I have tried it on small instances (a few years ago) and it didn't work
well. I attributed the problems at the time to the fact that the small
instances could check out for significant periods of time, causing havoc if
you have short timeouts.
It would be worth a try again since I think that the virtualization layer
at EC2 has progressed mightily over the intervening time.
On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 8:38 PM, Asta, Greg <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Never tried but based on what I've seen of ZK I'd imagine it would work
> fine for simple instances where ZK is used for multi-server barriers. It's
> performance seems pretty consistent with the throughput demanded of it.
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> From: Otis Gospodnetic [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Friday, December 14, 2012 11:03 PM
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> Subject: ZK on EC2 micro instances?
> I looked around, but couldn't find any discussions about Zookeeper on EC2
> micro instances.... ever been tried before? suicidal?
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