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From Victor Kabdebon <victor.kabde...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: New web client & future API
Date Wed, 15 Jun 2011 14:35:28 GMT
Ok thanks for the update. I thought the query string was translated to
Thrift, then send to a server.

Victor Kabdebon

2011/6/15 Eric Evans <eevans@rackspace.com>

> On Tue, 2011-06-14 at 09:49 -0400, Victor Kabdebon wrote:
> > Actually from what I understood (please correct me if I am wrong) CQL
> > is based on Thrift / Avro.
>
> In this project, we tend to use the word "Thrift" as a sort of shorthand
> for "Cassandra's RPC interface", and not, "The serialization and RPC
> framework from the Apache Thrift project".
>
> CQL does not (yet )have its own networking protocol, so it uses Thrift
> as a means of delivering queries, and serializing the results, but it is
> *not* a wrapper around the existing RPC methods.  The query string you
> provide is parsed entirely on the server.
>
> --
> Eric Evans
> eevans@rackspace.com
>
>

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