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From Erik Onnen <>
Subject Re: non blocking Cassandra with Tornado
Date Fri, 06 Aug 2010 22:00:43 GMT
On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 9:57 PM, Ryan Daum <> wrote:

> Barring this we (place where I work, Chango) will probably eventually fork
> Cassandra to have a RESTful interface and use the Jetty async HTTP client to
> connect to it. It's just ridiculous for us to have threads and associated
> resources tied up on I/O-blocked operations.

We've done exactly this but with Netty rather than Jetty. Helps too because
we can easily have testers look at what we put into our CFs. Took some
cheating to marshall the raw binaries into JSON but I'm pretty happy with
what it's bought us so far.

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