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From Matt Revelle <mreve...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Cassandra vs HBase
Date Sun, 06 Dec 2009 04:04:29 GMT
On Dec 5, 2009, at 21:45, Joe Stump <joe@joestump.net> wrote:

>
> On Dec 5, 2009, at 7:41 PM, Bill Hastings wrote:
>
>> [Is] HBase used for real timish applications and if so any ideas  
>> what the largest deployment is.
>
> I don't know of anyone off the top of my head who's using anything  
> built on top of Hadoop for a real-time environment. Hadoop just  
> wasn't built for that. It was built, like MapReduce, for crunching  
> absurd amounts of data across hundreds of nodes in a "reasonable"  
> amount of time.
>
> Just my $0.02.
>
> --Joe
>

While Hadoop MapReduce isn't meant for realtime use, HBase can handle  
it.

Over last summer there were some benchmarks included in HBase/Hadoop  
presentations that showed, IIRC, performance comparable to Cassandra.


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