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From Paul Brown <>
Subject Re: AVRO client API
Date Fri, 18 Jun 2010 18:00:39 GMT

On Jun 18, 2010, at 8:01 AM, Eric Evans wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-06-18 at 12:27 +0530, Atul Gosain wrote:
>> Is the client API for cassandra available in AVRO.
> Significant parts of it, but it is not yet finished.
>> If so, any links to examples or some documentation?
> There is no samples or documentation yet, sorry.
>> and If so, any comparison between Thrift and Avro API's to determine
>> the better of them?
> The Plan is to develop enough critical mass around the Avro API that
> Thrift can be deprecated. We don't want to maintain more than one of
> these long-term.

At the risk of asking about religion (but with no interest in hearing about it), why Avro
instead of something like plain-old-JSON over HTTP?

-- Paul
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