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From Eric Evans <eev...@rackspace.com>
Subject Re: GSOC - Cassandra
Date Fri, 19 Mar 2010 18:32:26 GMT
On Fri, 2010-03-19 at 23:17 +0530, Kishanthan wrote:
> Im an undergraduate student from University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.
> Im interested in participating the GSOC program for Apache-Cassandra.
> I went through the wiki page at
> http://wiki.apache.org/cassandra/GoogleSoc2010 and found some ideas
> for GSOC 2010.

Excellent.

> I would like to know about the idea : *Finish creating an Avro
> interface alongside Thrift*
> Please give me some details on this idea on where to begin and what
> are the skills i need. 

You'll need to be able to code in Java (Cassandra is written in Java
after all). Additionally, I think you'd need a firm understanding of the
Thrift interface and how data is modeled in Cassandra (basically all the
stuff you'd need to know to write applications against it).

-- 
Eric Evans
eevans@rackspace.com


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