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From S Ahmed <sahmed1...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: advice, is cassandra suitable for a multi-tanency vBulletin type application?
Date Mon, 12 Jul 2010 14:19:55 GMT
Very interesting!

What kind of integration do you have between vB and Cassandra? its not a
port then?

On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 3:34 AM, Sandeep Kalidindi at PaGaLGuY.com <
sandeep.kalidindi@pagalguy.com> wrote:

> 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
> knowledge.
>
> I our case a combination of cassandra and redis took care of most of the
> functionality that vbulletin offers and much more.
>
> Cheers,
> Deepu.
>
>
> On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 9:58 AM, Paul Prescod <prescod@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 8:39 AM, S Ahmed <sahmed1020@gmail.com> 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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