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From Aaron Turner <>
Subject Re: Second Cassandra users survey
Date Sun, 06 Nov 2011 17:42:42 GMT
The intent was to have a lighter solution for common problems then
having to go with Hadoop or streaming large quantities of data back to
the client.  Is this feature creep?  Yeah, prolly.  Is it useful?
Yes.  If it can't be done well, then it probably shouldn't be done,
but it never hurts to ask. :)

On Sun, Nov 6, 2011 at 9:13 AM, Sarah Baker <> wrote:
> Isn't this sort of heading on the slippery slope of things that weigh you down?
> It was my understanding that Cassandra was "stick to your core competency" sort of database
> that really wanted to leave such utilities external.  At its core was "get and put".
> Did I miss something in my reading of intent?
> -Sarah
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Aaron Turner []
> Sent: Sunday, November 06, 2011 8:25 AM
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> Subject: Re: Second Cassandra users survey
> 1. Basic SQL-like summary transforms for both CQL and Thrift API clients like:

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