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From Eric Evans <eev...@rackspace.com>
Subject Re: Digg 4 Preview on TWiT
Date Mon, 05 Jul 2010 15:40:22 GMT
On Sun, 2010-07-04 at 13:14 +0100, Bill de hÓra wrote:
> This person's understanding is that Facebook 'no longer contributes to
> nor uses Cassandra.':
> 
> http://redmonk.com/sogrady/2010/05/17/beyond-cassandra/

Last I heard, Facebook was still using Cassandra for what they had
always used it for, Inbox Search. Last I heard, there were no plans in
place to change that.

> I assume it's accurate - policy reasons wouldn't interest me as much
> as technical ones. 

My understanding is that their new initiatives use (or will use) HBase.
I was never able to get anyone to go into detail on why.

-- 
Eric Evans
eevans@rackspace.com


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