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From Edward Capriolo <edlinuxg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Please advise -- 750MB object possible?
Date Thu, 23 Feb 2012 03:37:00 GMT
Someone has backended mongo's gridfs into Cassandra but I can not find
it on Github atm

On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 6:51 PM, Rustam Aliyev <rustam@code.az> wrote:
> Hi Maxim,
>
> If you need to store Blobs, then BlobStores such as OpenStack Object Store
> (aka Swift) should be better choise.
>
> As far as I know, MogileFS (which is also a sort of BlobStore) has
> scalability bottleneck - MySQL.
>
> There are few reasons why BlobStores are better choise. In the following
> presentation, I summarised why we chose to store blobs for ElasticInbox on
> BlobStores, not Cassandra:
> http://www.elasticinbox.com/blog/slides-and-video-from-london-meetup/
>
> Main downside of BlobStores in comparison to Cassandra is write speed.
> Cassandra writes to memtabes, BlobStores to disk.
>
> -
> Rustam.
>
>
> On Wed Feb 22 22:19:26 2012, Maxim Potekhin wrote:
>>
>> Thank you so much, looks nice, I'll be looking into it.
>>
>>
>> On 2/22/2012 3:08 PM, Rob Coli wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 10:37 AM, Maxim Potekhin <potekhin@bnl.gov
>>> <mailto:potekhin@bnl.gov>> wrote:
>>>
>>>    The idea was to provide redundancy, resilience, automatic load
>>>    balancing
>>>    and automatic repairs. Going the way of the file system does not
>>>    achieve any of that.
>>>
>>>
>>> (Apologies for continuing slightly OT thread, but if people google and
>>> find this thread, I'd like to to contain the below relevant suggestion.. :D)
>>>
>>> With the caveat that you would have to ensure that your client code
>>> streams instead of buffering the entire object, you probably want something
>>> like MogileFS :
>>>
>>> http://danga.com/mogilefs/
>>>
>>> I have operated a sizable MogileFS cluster for Digg, and it was one of
>>> the simplest, most comprehensible and least error prone parts of our
>>> infrastructure. A++ would run again.
>>>
>>> --
>>> =Robert Coli
>>> rcoli@palominodb.com <mailto:rcoli@palominodb.com>
>>
>>
>

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