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From Mark Robson <mar...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Images store in Cassandra
Date Sun, 13 Dec 2009 11:44:47 GMT
2009/12/13 Tatu Saloranta <tsaloranta@gmail.com>

> On Sat, Dec 12, 2009 at 3:08 PM, Ryan King <ryan@twitter.com> wrote:
> > On Sat, Dec 12, 2009 at 12:05 PM, Ran Tavory <rantav@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> As we're designing our systems for a move from mysql to Cassandra we're
> >> considering moving our file storage to Cassandra as well. Is this wise?
>

I'm not sure about whether it's wise. But to work around Cassandra's
limitations on bytes-per-key, you would probably have to split up large
objects into several smaller ones and store them against different keys.

This may be reasonable depending on what your application does. It will also
work (hopefully) in your favour to split the load over multiple nodes.

Mark

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