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From Sasha Dolgy <sdo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Is Cassandra suitable for this use case?
Date Thu, 25 Aug 2011 16:36:21 GMT
You can chunk the files into pieces and store the pieces in Cassandra...
Munge all the pieces back together when delivering back to the client...
On Aug 25, 2011 6:33 PM, "Ruby Stevenson" <ruby185@gmail.com> wrote:
> hi Evgeny
>
> I appreciate the input. The concern with HDFS is that it has own
> share of problems - its name node, which essentially a metadata
> server, load all files information into memory (roughly 300 MB per
> million files) and its failure handling is far less attractive ... on
> top of configuring and maintaining two separate components and two API
> for handling data. I am still holding out hopes that there might be
> some better way of go about it?
>
> Best Regards,
>
> Ruby
>
> On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 11:10 AM, Evgeniy Ryabitskiy
> <evgeniy.ryabitskiy@wikimart.ru> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> If you want to store files with partition/replication, you could use
>> Distributed File System(DFS).
>> Like http://hadoop.apache.org/hdfs/
>> or any other:
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Distributed_file_system
>>
>> Still you could use Cassandra to store any metadata and filepath in DFS.
>>
>> So: Cassandra + HDFS would be my solution.
>>
>> Evgeny.
>>
>>

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