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From Sylvain Lebresne <>
Subject Re: Multiple keyspaces per application?
Date Wed, 28 Apr 2010 08:19:49 GMT
> From what you've all said, it doesn't seem like it's worth it.

No. But you will want to follow that

> On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 1:13 AM, Mark Robson <> wrote:
>> I can't see any advantage in using multiple keyspaces. It is highly
>> unlikely that several applications would share the same Cassandra cluster in
>> any nontrivial deployment.
>> Things more important than replication-factor, such as partitioner and
>> ring token distribution would be compromised by several apps sharing the
>> same cluster. Moreover, an application which was using Cassandra is likely
>> to have so much data to store that it can usefully benefit from many
>> dedicated nodes.
>> If you did decide that multiple keyspaces was the right thing to do, your
>> client tasks can simply maintain several connections to them (if they
>> individually need >1); this should not be a problem.
>> Mark

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