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From prem yadav <ipremya...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Cassandra blob storage
Date Tue, 18 Mar 2014 17:59:00 GMT
Thanks Brian,
I have seen that. Its more of a workaround and a hack. Of course a great
solution.
But my question is more about why Cassandra itself can't support that. Give
then Thrift supports frames.

Thanks.


On Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 5:55 PM, Brian O'Neill <bone@alumni.brown.edu>wrote:

> You may want to look at:
> https://github.com/Netflix/astyanax/wiki/Chunked-Object-Store
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> From: prem yadav <ipremyadav@gmail.com>
> Reply-To: <user@cassandra.apache.org>
> Date: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 1:41 PM
> To: <user@cassandra.apache.org>
> Subject: Cassandra blob storage
>
> Hi,
> I have been spending some time looking into whether large files(>100mb)
> can be stores in Cassandra. As per Cassandra faq:
>
>
> *"Currently Cassandra isn't optimized specifically for large file or BLOB
> storage. However, files of around 64Mb and smaller can be easily stored in
> the database without splitting them into smaller chunks. This is primarily
> due to the fact that Cassandra's public API is based on Thrift, which
> offers no streaming abilities; any value written or fetched has to fit in
> to memory."*
>
> Does the above statement still hold? Thrift supports framed data
> transport, does that change the above statement. If not, why does
> casssandra not adopt the Thrift framed data transfer support?
>
> Thanks
>
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