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From Jonathan Ellis <>
Subject Re: cassandra's context and environment
Date Tue, 06 Apr 2010 19:03:50 GMT
On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 1:07 PM, S Ahmed <> wrote:
> Just getting up to speed on java threading/sockets/io/etc. and very much
> exciting about all things cassandra.
> My question is, in what context is cassandra running on a server?
> i.e. does the entire service run in a java container like tomcat/jetty?
> or does it run like java -jar cassandra.jar and then internally sits idle
> (while loop) until a client connects to it via a socket?

The latter, more or less.

> Can someone please point me to where in the codebase this happends?


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