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From Gary Dusbabek <>
Subject Re: Calls block when using Thrift API
Date Mon, 30 Aug 2010 13:06:42 GMT
If you're only interested in accessing data natively, I suggest you
try the "fat client."  It brings up a node that participates in
gossip, exposes the StorageProxy API, but does not receive a token and
so does not have storage responsibilities.


in 0.7 you will want to loop until the node receives its storage
definitions via gossip.

Calling SS.instance.initServer() directly bypasses some of the routine
startup operations.  I don't recommend it unless you really know
what's going on (it might work now, but it's not guaranteed to in the


On Sun, Aug 29, 2010 at 10:28, Ruben de Laat <> wrote:
> Just for the people looking to run Cassandra embedded and access
> directly (not via Thrift/Avro).
> This works:
> StorageService.instance.initServer();
> And then just use the StorageProxy for data access.
> I have no idea if this is the right way, but is works.
> Kind regards,
> Ruben

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