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From "Sandeep Kalidindi at" <>
Subject Re: advice, is cassandra suitable for a multi-tanency vBulletin type application?
Date Mon, 12 Jul 2010 07:34:58 GMT
we were one of the vbulletin customers and our forums has been facing some
bad scaling issues.

we coded our forum software to work with cassandra. we are still testing for
bugs and might go live in couple of weeks. You can ask any specific
questions about vbulletin and cassandra and i will answer to the best of my

I our case a combination of cassandra and redis took care of most of the
functionality that vbulletin offers and much more.


On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 9:58 AM, Paul Prescod <> wrote:

> On Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 8:39 AM, S Ahmed <> wrote:
> > I want to build a vBulletin type application (forums, threads, posts,
> user
> > management, etc).
> > Support multi-tenancy for a Saas type environment.
> > Would Cassandra be suitable for this type of application?
> >
> >
> > Thanks in advance.
> Most likely, it is technically a fine fit. But Cassandra is very early
> stage software, so you should expect that the documentation will not
> always be clear and things will change from version to version. If you
> are not extremely self-reliant, you may find it a frustrating
> experience. Unless you are confident you will have trouble scaling
> traditional technologies, it might not make business sense.
>  Paul Prescod

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