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From Kallin Nagelberg <>
Subject Re: cassandra as session store
Date Tue, 01 Feb 2011 20:10:50 GMT
Reddis seems neat, but a couple issues:

- It's 'persistence' is more of a timed backup. You are not guaranteed
the latest results on disk.
- no real 'clustering'. It has a master/slave system.

Hard to say if those are deal breakers at this point, but the API for
it seems nice.

On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 1:48 PM, Kallin Nagelberg
<> wrote:
> Hmm, looking at redis now. The built in time to live functionality
> would be nice to have..
> On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 1:34 PM, Colin Vipurs <> wrote:
>> Wouldn't something like Redis be a better fit than Cassandra?
>> On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 6:16 PM, Tong Zhu <> wrote:
>>> If it is a really session data, which will be active for a short time, a few
hours, and it is OK to lose them, memcached is a better solution. I were using it when I was
in Yahoo.
>>> Tong
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: buddhasystem []
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>>> To:
>>> Subject: Re: cassandra as session store
>>> 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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>> Something which you, I, and everyone else would call "Tuesday", of course.

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