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From Brett Thomas <>
Subject Re: TechCrunch article on Twitter and Cassandra
Date Sat, 10 Jul 2010 19:50:23 GMT
Idunno, I think understanding those companies' decisions is extremely
relevant for anybody working with cassandra. I really like this thread and
hope it keeps going.

On Jul 10, 2010 3:38 PM, "Sumit Datta" <> wrote:

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
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.
Sumit Datta

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