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From Jeremy Hanna <>
Subject Re: How is Cassandra being used?
Date Thu, 17 Nov 2011 01:16:44 GMT
Sounds like it would be best if it were in a separate jar for people?

On Nov 16, 2011, at 4:58 PM, Bill wrote:

> > Thoughts?
> >
> We'll turn this off, and would possibly patch it out of the code. That's not to say it
wouldn't be useful to others.
> Bill
> On 15/11/11 23:23, Jonathan Ellis wrote:
>> I started a "users survey" thread over on the users list (replies are
>> still trickling in), but as useful as that is, I'd like to get
>> feedback that is more quantitative and with a broader base.  This will
>> let us prioritize our development efforts to better address what
>> people are actually using it for, with less guesswork.  For instance:
>> we put a lot of effort into compression for 1.0.0; if it turned out
>> that only 1% of 1.0.x users actually enable compression, then it means
>> that we should spend less effort fine-tuning that moving forward, and
>> use the energy elsewhere.
>> (Of course it could also mean that we did a terrible job getting the
>> word out about new features and explaining how to use them, but either
>> way, it would be good to know!)
>> I propose adding a basic cluster reporting feature to cassandra.yaml,
>> enabled by default.  It would send anonymous information about your
>> cluster to an VM.  Information like, number (but not names)
>> of keyspaces and columnfamilies, ks-level options like compression, cf
>> options like compaction strategy, data types (again, not names) of
>> columns, average row size (or better: the histogram data), and average
>> sstables per read.
>> Thoughts?

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