It works fine, and there can be meaningful performance benefits if you have a sufficiently large machine where either you have so much RAM or so much disk that a single instance would likely underutilize those resources. You can configure it by adding multiple IPs to the servers, and running one instance of cassandra per IP.
On Thu, May 10, 2018 at 12:55 PM, <vishal1.sha...@ril.com> wrote: > Dear community, > > Is it possible to have a cluster in Cassandra where each of the server is > running multiple instances of Cassandra(each instance is part of the same > cluster). > > I'm aware that if there's a single server in the cluster, then it's > possible to run multiple instances of Cassandra on it > <https://stackoverflow.com/q/22513979/5701173>, but is it also possible > to have multiple such servers in the cluster. If yes, how will the > configuration look like(listen address, ports etc)? > > Even if it was possible, I understand that there might not be any > performance benefits at all, just wanted to know if it's theoretically > possible. > > > > Stack Overflow Link: https://stackoverflow.com/ > questions/50267683/multiple-instances-of-cassandra-on- > each-node-in-the-cluster > > > > Thanks and regards, > > Vishal Sharma > > > "*Confidentiality Warning*: This message and any attachments are intended > only for the use of the intended recipient(s), are confidential and may be > privileged. If you are not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified > that any review, re-transmission, conversion to hard copy, copying, > circulation or other use of this message and any attachments is strictly > prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient, please notify the sender > immediately by return email and delete this message and any attachments > from your system. > > *Virus Warning:* Although the company has taken reasonable precautions to > ensure no viruses are present in this email. The company cannot accept > responsibility for any loss or damage arising from the use of this email or > attachment." >