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From "MauMau" <maumau...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Please help me overcome HBase's weaknesses
Date Sun, 05 Sep 2010 01:55:52 GMT
Hello, Samuru,

Thank you for your opinion. I love HBase's API, too. Cassandra's API and its 
data model (supercolumns) are complicated to us.



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Samuru Jackson" <samurujackson@googlemail.com>
> I evaluated Cassandra and HBase for a particular problem domain and
> found that Cassandra is a huge pain in the a... in terms of API.
> Actually, I think it comes directly from hell to punish developers...
> there are already so many wrappers around for that reason!
>
> Anyway - I agree that Cassandra is super easy to setup up in a
> distributed mode. It can be done within minutes without almost any
> knowledge about it. On the other hand HBase takes a lot of time
> set-up, configure, troubleshoot, ... . I also think that the
> documentation, in terms of structure and presentation, is not that
> great. Actually they even reference to some external ressources like
> blogs, that describe HBase internals. From my point of view thats a
> big big minus for HBase that they don't have an out-of-the-box
> experiences. BUT, after some while it is realistic to master HBase and
> gain some understanding and *** I love the API ***!!!


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