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From Patrick McFadin <>
Subject Re: Cassandra on RocksDB experiment result
Date Mon, 24 Apr 2017 19:42:12 GMT

First I want to thank you and everyone else at Instragram for the
engineering talent you have devoted to the Cassandra project. Here's yet
another great example.

He's going to hate me for dragging him into this, but Vijay Parthasarathy
has done some exploratory work before on integrating non-java storage to
Cassandra. Might be helpful person to consult.


On Sun, Apr 23, 2017 at 4:25 PM, Nate McCall <> wrote:

> > Please take a look and let me know your thoughts. I think the biggest
> > latency win comes from we get rid of most Java garbages created by
> current
> > read/write path and compactions, which reduces the JVM overhead and makes
> > the latency to be more predictable.
> >
> I want to put this here for the record:
> There are some valid points in the above about increased surface area
> and end-user confusion. That said, just under six years is a long
> time. I think we are a more mature project now and I completely agree
> with others about the positive impacts of testability this would
> inherently provide.
> +1 from me.
> Dikang, thank you for opening this discussion and sharing your efforts so
> far.

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