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From Peter Harrison <cheetah...@gmail.com>
Subject Azure Cloud Storage - Tables
Date Wed, 08 Sep 2010 21:20:32 GMT
Microsoft has essentially copied the Cassandra approach for it's Table
Storage. See here:

http://www.codeproject.com/KB/azure/AzureStorage.aspx

It is I believe a compliment of sorts, in the sense that it is a
validation of the Cassandra approach. The reason I know about this is
that I attended a presentation about Azure last week, and one of the
Azure team told us all about it. The Table Storage is essentially
Cassandra; although I guess reimplemented.

That said it would have been better for them to actually use Cassandra
and commit development effort to help the project than simply
reimplement. Given their desire to promote Azure as a platform for
open source applications I would have thought this would be a no
brainer.

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