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From Santiago Basulto <>
Subject Re: Question regarding CQL
Date Wed, 02 Nov 2011 02:36:39 GMT
Sorry Eric, i think you misunderstood me. I'm not criticizing
(speaking against) CQL. As I said i watched your presentation, and i
agree with you. After all, you guys are software engineers and you
know what you're doing.

I'm just asking if you have thought about it, and in that case, how to
keep it simple (if that's the desire, maybe there is some change of
"politic" and you have agreed that it will become a little bit more
big and complex, that would be another question though.).

After all, there is one trade off that's inevitable: Client load vs
Server loads, i mean, if the idea is to keep client's "load,
complexity and intelligence" down, then the "server" will have to
handle it in some point.

Something more: Sorry for my english and thank you for listening and helping.

El día 1 de noviembre de 2011 21:41, Eric Evans <> escribió:
> On Tue, Nov 1, 2011 at 2:52 PM, Santiago Basulto
> <> wrote:
>> I've been taking a look at Cassandra code for a while (since last
>> year) and using and trying it "in home". Nowdays i've started to take
>> a look at the "new stuff", more precisely to CQL. I think it's great,
>> I mean, just taking a look at Eric presentation
>> ( makes you
>> love just it.
>> But, now i'm wondering: isn't it a one-way path? The kind you never
>> returns? I mean, if the Cassandra starts to grow in complexity, and
>> the datamodel extends a little bit, and everything start to grow, and
>> things like "query parsing", "query execution planning", "query
>> optimization" start to arise, would't it go against the first "simple,
>> fast" philosophy of the beginning?
> I know it's bad form to answer a question with a question, but how is
> this any different than any other type of query interface?  Or to put
> it another way, what is it about a query language that you find
> inherently complex?
> --
> Eric Evans
> Acunu | | @acunu

Santiago Basulto.-

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