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From Derek Williams <>
Subject Re: cassandra performance
Date Sun, 24 Mar 2013 15:32:53 GMT
Biggest advantage of Cassandra is it's ability to scale linearly as more
nodes are added and it's ability to handle node failures.

Also to get the maximum performance from Cassandra you need to be making
multiple requests in parallel.

On Sun, Mar 24, 2013 at 3:15 AM, 张刚 <> wrote:

> Hello,
> I am new to Cassandra.I do some test on a single machine. I install
> Cassandra with a binary tarball distribution.
> I create a CF to store the data that get from MySQL. The CF has the same
> fields as the table in MySQL. So it looks like a table.
> I do the same select from the CF in Cassandra and the table in MySQL,and I
> find the processing time of MySQL is better than Cassandra.
> So,I wander what are the advantages of Cassandra compare MySQL and how to
> improve the performance of Cassandra.
> Is this the right way to use Cassandra.

Derek Williams

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