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From Igor Berman <>
Subject Re: Standalone vs. Mesos for production installation on a smallish cluster
Date Fri, 26 Feb 2016 11:51:45 GMT
Imho most of production clusters are standalone
there was some presentation from spark summit with some stats inside(can't
find right now), so standalone was at 1st place
it was from Matei

On 26 February 2016 at 13:40, Petr Novak <> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I believe that it used to be in documentation that Standalone mode is not
> for production. I'm either wrong or it was already removed.
> Having a small cluster between 5-10 nodes is Standalone recommended for
> production? I would like to go with Mesos but the question is if there is
> real add-on value for production, mainly from stability perspective.
> Can I expect that adding Mesos will improve stability compared to
> Standalone to the extent to justify itself according to somewhat increased
> complexity?
> I know it is hard to answer because Mesos layer itself is going to add
> some bugs as well.
> Are there unique features enabled by Mesos specific to Spark? E.g.
> adaptive resources for jobs or whatever?
> In the future once cluster will grow and more services running on Mesos,
> we plan to use Mesos. The question is if it does worth to go with it
> immediately even maybe its utility is not directly needed at this point.
> Many thanks,
> Petr

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