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From aaron morton <>
Subject Re: Cassandra annotation
Date Mon, 03 Oct 2011 09:46:32 GMT
Nothing against annotations, the are like post-it notes from pixies.

More about what you to with them to. 

Aaron Morton
Freelance Cassandra Developer

On 3/10/2011, at 12:03 PM, Peter Lin wrote:

> It can be dangerous if wielded like a "sledge-O-matic" and not as
> funny as watching Gallager smash fruit.
> danger aside, I do find annotations useful for reducing lots of boiler
> plate code.
> On Sun, Oct 2, 2011 at 6:58 PM, aaron morton <> wrote:
>> One thing to be careful of is giving developers the power to create CF, or a secondary
index, by creating a new Class or annotating a property with @indexed. Adding mucho CF's and
indexes can/will result in decreased performance.
>> Cheers
>> -----------------
>> Aaron Morton
>> Freelance Cassandra Developer
>> @aaronmorton
>> On 1/10/2011, at 9:29 AM, Peter Lin wrote:
>>> I know this topic has come up in the past. I'm currently working on a
>>> set of Cassandra specific annotations that define key, keyspace and
>>> column in my POJO's.
>>> Instead of hand rolling lots of boiler plate code for creating the
>>> keyspace, I prefer to annotate my POJO's and have the system do that
>>> for me. Right now it's part of a closed source project, but I'm
>>> willing to re-implement and contribute it to cassandra.
>>> Do others find the feature interesting?
>>> Should it be part of cassandra "out of the box"?
>>> If not a part of Cassandra, maybe part of hector? Currently I'm using
>>> hector client and contributed a few javadocs earlier this year.
>>> all feedback welcome.
>>> peter lin

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