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From Jools <jool...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Avro RPC?
Date Thu, 23 Dec 2010 09:42:44 GMT
On 22 December 2010 17:40, Eric Evans <eevans@rackspace.com> wrote:

> On Wed, 2010-12-22 at 17:27 +0000, Jools wrote:
> > It's interesting to note that in Eben Hewitt's - The definitive guide
> > to Cassandra he states the following;
> >
> > *Avro Summary*
> >
> > As of Cassandra version 0.7, Avro is the RPC and data serialization
> > mechanism for Cassandra.
> >
> > It generates code that remote clients can use to interact with the
> > database.
> >
> > It’s well-supported in the community and has the strength of growing
> > out of the larger and very well-known Hadoop project.
> >
> > It should serve Cassandra well for the foreseeable future.
>
> Huh.  That's just... wrong.


Mmm, so it would seem.


> > Personally I'm pretty much married to thrift as it's used all the way
> > through my application stack, and having played with Avro it really
> > didn't merit the effort to move over (for me at least).
> >
> > How are you thinking of creating an 'application specific' transport?
>
> Not sure what you mean, by "how" here.  I haven't written a spec yet, if
> that's what you mean.


Ok, I thought you'd already discussed this and I'd missed the conversation.

--Jools

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