Planning and testing DataStax Enterprise deployments 

Information for successfully deploying a cluster, including selecting hardware, deploying on Amazon EC2, estimating partitioning size, estimating usable disk space, and anti-patterns.

Attention: DataStax Enterprise customers. Do not use the topics in this section. See Planning and testing DataStax Enterprise deployments.

When planning a cluster deployment using Apache Cassandra™, you should have a good idea of the initial data volume and a good estimate of the application workload. The following topics provide information for planning your cluster: