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From Jonathan Ellis <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSSION] High-volume counters in Cassandra
Date Tue, 28 Sep 2010 19:48:53 GMT
On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 2:25 PM, Ryan King <> wrote:
> Sorry, been catching up on this.
> From Twitter's perspective, 1546 is probably insufficient because it
> doesn't allow one to do time-series data without supercolumns (which
> might work ok, but require a good deal of work). Additionally, one of
> our deployed systems already does supercolumns of counters, which is
> not feasible in this design at all.

True, although wouldn't rows-of-counters give you basically the same
thing if 1546 kept its counters as subcolumns of a supercolumn?

Jonathan Ellis
Project Chair, Apache Cassandra
co-founder of Riptano, the source for professional Cassandra support

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