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From Joe Stump <>
Subject Re: cassandra as session store
Date Tue, 01 Feb 2011 17:58:58 GMT
FWIW we used Memcached for session data at Digg without any major issues. The one thing we
did end up doing to reduce the LRU on sessions was to modify the slab size and put sessions
in their own Memcached cluster. Probably not an issue for you though.

+1 on Memcached.

On Feb 1, 2011, at 9:57 AM, buddhasystem wrote:

> For completeness:
> I guess your approach does make sense, one only wishes that the servlet in
> question did more work for you. If I read correctly, Django can cache
> sessions transparently in memcached. So memcached mecomes your Session
> Management System. Is it better or worse than Cassandra? My feeling is that
> it's probably faster and easier to set up.
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