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From Jonathan Ellis <>
Subject Re: Inter node communication over UDP
Date Fri, 13 May 2011 13:22:06 GMT
UDP is a bad fit for Cassandra; you'd have to implement your own
ordering and robustness on top of it. Better to just use TCP.

On Fri, May 13, 2011 at 2:55 AM, pankajsoni0126
<> wrote:
> we are deploying cassandra over a huge cluster size and we think that inter
> node communication can become overload on nodes as the protocol used is TCP.
> Similarly gossip was earlier using udp but has been changed to use Tcp.
> Is there added advantage for using tcp over udp in cassandra both in gossip
> and data storage(internal storage and retrival, etc)? And how much
> development time i should expect to code udp?
> -pankaj
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Jonathan Ellis
Project Chair, Apache Cassandra
co-founder of DataStax, the source for professional Cassandra support

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