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From Ran Tavory <>
Subject Re: about cassandra compression
Date Mon, 26 Jul 2010 10:35:06 GMT
cassandra doesn't compress before storing, no.
It may be beneficial to compress, depending on the size of your data,
network latency, disk size and data compressability... You'll need to test.
I sometimes compress, depending on data size but it's done in the client,

On Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 1:31 PM, john xie <> wrote:

> is cassandra  compression before stored?
> when I stored the data,  is  compression  beneficial to reduce the storage
> space?

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