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From <cont...@shahan.me>
Subject Re: New Features - Future releases
Date Sat, 19 Sep 2009 01:46:41 GMT
On Fri, 18 Sep 2009 21:41:48 -0400, Joe Stump <joe@joestump.net> wrote:
> On Sep 18, 2009, at 9:33 PM, <contact@shahan.me> wrote:
> 
>> 	• ACL
> 
> I'm strongly against ACL. Cassandra was built for highly scalable and  
> highly distributed environments, which always sit behind firewalls.  
> ALC's can easily be implemented in a service layer in front of  
> Cassandra.
Your idea is not bad: having a service layer in front of Cassandra. How
about a separate opensource project or a standard/spec for ACL in the
service layer?
> 
>> 	• Multiple data center replication in the background. maybe a multi  
>> master type thing
> 
> It already has this. It was built from the ground up for this. It's  
> highly tolerant to partitioning and has always available writes. All  
> replication is done in the background (unless you specifically set a  
> write to a high consistency level).
I'm not an expert in Cassandra, so thank you for pointing this out.

Shahan 
> 
> --Joe

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