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Subject Re: Is Cassandra suitable for this use case?
Date Thu, 25 Aug 2011 17:03:44 GMT

Ruby Stevenson wrote:
> hi Sasha -
> Yes indeed. this solution was in the second part of my original
> question - it just seems "out of norm" on what people usually use
> Cassandra for, I guess I am looking for some reassurance before I roll
> up the sleeve of trying it.
> Thanks
> Ruby

It really depends on the requirements. If you have high volume, bandwidth
requirements with SLAs around response times then this is not the right
solution. Once you start testing soon you will find performance issues with
reads specifically. You can run stress test real quick to get an idea.

We found Cassandra not suitable for large, unstructured files.

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