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From Jason Dixon <>
Subject Re: TechCrunch article on Twitter and Cassandra
Date Sat, 10 Jul 2010 19:42:42 GMT
On Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 01:06:31AM +0530, Sumit Datta wrote:
> Hello,
> I have been a silent spectator in this list for a long while, and
> while I like reading much mail traffic, this one I thought I should
> reply to.
> You know what I see in all this? More "Twitter" and "Facebook" than
> "Cassandra". Are we here to discuss them or the software?
> What I do not see are details as to why Cassandra is not being used to
> store tweets. Or the details of the implementation that does have
> Cassandra.
> I for one would love to see discussion on code, design, architecture.
> Not just thoughts on company's decisions. Why Twitter took those
> decisions is something we should not guess and tell.

Seriously, you should plan to attend Surge.  This is exactly what the
conference is all about.  People talking about technological growth,
failures that forced a re-engineer, and examples of working solutions.

Jason Dixon
OmniTI Computer Consulting, Inc.
443.325.1357 x.241

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