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From Jonathan Ellis <>
Subject Re: TechCrunch article on Twitter and Cassandra
Date Tue, 13 Jul 2010 00:07:55 GMT
On Sat, Jul 10, 2010 at 2:22 PM, Colin Clark
<> wrote:
> Although I'm a fan of Cassandra, there's no way I'd use it today for my tier
> 1 deployments, because I don't have the resources of Facebook, and even
> though Cassandra is open source, that doesn't mean I can fix it when it goes
> down.  And, because it's open source, there's no one to call to have it
> fixed reliably and within production constraints.

For the record, that hasn't been true for a couple months now. :)

Jonathan Ellis
Project Chair, Apache Cassandra
co-founder of Riptano, the source for professional Cassandra support

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