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From Ted Zlatanov <>
Subject Re: Thrift out of memory crashes
Date Fri, 26 Mar 2010 15:47:49 GMT
On Fri, 26 Mar 2010 09:44:23 -0500 Jonathan Ellis <> wrote: 

JE> The workarounds we can apply at the Cassandra level have too high a
JE> cost:benefit ratio.  The long term fix is to move to Avro.

Can you list the workarounds you've considered?

Is TBinaryProtocol.setReadLength completely useless?

Can we at least do a minimal sanity check of incoming messages?

When the benefit is "you won't crash because someone telnetted to the
wrong port" I'm willing to pay a pretty a high cost.


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