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From Norman Maurer <>
Subject Re: building a new email-like inbox service with cassandra
Date Thu, 17 Nov 2011 15:40:11 GMT
I would be very interested in this. I wrote a prototype for JAMES which
uses cassandra to store emails and provide them via IMAP and POP3 so it
would be nice to see your impl.


Am Donnerstag, 17. November 2011 schrieb Rustam Aliyev <>:
> Hi Dotan,
> We have already built something similar and were planning to open source
it. It will be available under
> We haven't followed exactly IBM's paper, we believe our Cassandra model
design is more robust. It's written in Java and provides LMTP and REST
interfaces. ElasticInbox also stores original messages outside of the
Cassandra, in the blob store.
> Let me know if you are interested, I will need some time to do cleanup.
> Regards,
> Rustam.
> On 17/11/2011 14:17, Dotan N. wrote:
> Hi all,
> New to cassandra, i'm about to embrak on building a scalable user inbox
service on top of cassandra.
> I've done the preliminary googling and got some more info on bluerunner
(IBM's project on the subject),
> and now looking for more information in this specific topic.
> If anyone can point me to researches/articles that would nudge me in the
right direction i'd be tremendously thankful!
> Thanks!
> --
> Dotan, @jondot

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