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From Mark Robson <mar...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: async calls in cassandra
Date Fri, 01 Jan 2010 16:31:10 GMT
2009/12/31 Ran Tavory <rantav@gmail.com>

> Does cassandra/thrift support asynchronous IO calls?
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asynchronous calls are really a client-side thing. I believe that there is
currently no async version of Thrift, but if one did arrive, it could be
used with Cassandra.

The fact that Cassandra uses one-thread-per-connection isn't relevant to how
synchronous it is.

Of course you could use something like Gearman to schedule Cassandra tasks -
you'd need to implement a worker process though.

Mark

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