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From Robert Coli <>
Subject Re: Delayed events processing / queue (anti-)pattern
Date Tue, 24 Mar 2015 20:19:55 GMT
On Tue, Mar 24, 2015 at 5:05 AM, Robin Verlangen <> wrote:

> - for every point in the future there are probably hundreds of actions
> which have to be processed
> - all actions for a point in time will be processed at once (thus not
> removing action by action as a typical queue would do)
> - once all actions have been processed we remove the entire row (by key,
> not the individual columns)

I've used Cassandra for similar queue-like things, and it's "fine." Not
ideal, but number of objects and access patterns are "fine."

This design never truncates history, but if you can tolerate throwing away
history, that problem goes away..


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