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From Vivek Mishra <mishra.v...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Cassandra blob storage
Date Tue, 18 Mar 2014 18:25:50 GMT
@Mohit
Bit confused with your reply. For what use cases you find Cassandra useful
then?

-Vivek


On Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 11:41 PM, Mohit Anchlia <mohitanchlia@gmail.com>wrote:

> For large volume big data scenarios we don't recommend using Cassandra as
> a blob storage simply because of intensive IO involved during compation,
> repair etc. Cassandra store is only well suited for metadata type storage.
> However, if you are fairly low volume then it's a different story, but if
> you have low volume why use Cassandra :)
>
>
> On Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 10:55 AM, Brian O'Neill <bone@alumni.brown.edu>wrote:
>
>> You may want to look at:
>> https://github.com/Netflix/astyanax/wiki/Chunked-Object-Store
>>
>> -brian
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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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