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From Jake Luciani <>
Subject Re: Pooling Question
Date Thu, 20 May 2010 22:52:15 GMT
Look in /contrib it's already there.

On May 20, 2010, at 6:23 PM, Mark Robson <> wrote:

> On 20 May 2010 23:16, Ryan Daum <> wrote:
> I personally would love to see Cassandra add the concept of a read- 
> only 'proxy' node which acts like the embedded ready only mode (Java  
> 'fat client') but sits as a stand alone server. It would know the  
> the entire ring and watch Gossip and thus be able to direct requests  
> to the most appropriate node. This way thrift clients would just  
> connect to localhost, and it would in turn handle pooling and  
> balancing connections.
> I agree that would be a very desirable feature; app servers could  
> have a local Cassandra node which handled cluster operations.  
> Certainly makes things easier.
> It may also reduce network overhead as things could go directly to/ 
> from the nodes they needed to rather than via a third node.
> Mark

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