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From Brandon Williams <dri...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: C* engine
Date Thu, 19 Dec 2013 19:54:49 GMT
I can agree with you on Java, but the JVM is a different matter.  It is
wonderful.


On Thu, Dec 19, 2013 at 1:50 PM, Oscar Bonilla <6f6231@gmail.com> wrote:

> Roman,
>
> I would start with figuring out exactly how much performance you’re losing
> because of the language and whether there is lower hanging fruit. For the
> record, I *hate* java, but my experience in performance work has taught me
> that with some exceptions, it’s rarely the language where the performance
> sink is.
>
> Do you have any data that points to Java as being a performance problem?
>
> Cheers,
>
> -Oscar
>
> On Dec 19, 2013, at 11:46 AM, Roman Vasilyev <rvasilyev@netflix.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Never will say that Erlang will be faster and memory consumption will be
> lower than native code. Rest of it totally agree with Brandon, in a few
> words I'm talking about serious parallel project on improving Cassandra
> basics.
> >
> > ------ Original Message ------
> > From: "Andy Cobley" <acobley@computing.dundee.ac.uk>
> > To: "<dev@cassandra.apache.org>" <dev@cassandra.apache.org>; "Roman
> Vasilyev" <rvasilyev@netflix.com>
> > Sent: 12/19/2013 11:40:55 AM
> > Subject: Re: C* engine
> >
> >> The question just as easily be asked, why not rewrite it in Erlang ?
> Probably lots of advantages to be gained there, the ability to upgrade on
> the fly, native message passing, functional programming paradigm ?
> >>
> >> But as Brandon says, you would be throwing away so much work, would it
> be worth it ?
> >>
> >> Andy
> >>
> >>
> >> On 19 Dec 2013, at 19:22, Roman Vasilyev <rvasilyev@netflix.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>> Hello,
> >>>
> >>> Don't want to rise "holy war". Just let me share my crazy thoughts.
> >>> I believe it could improve Cassandra speed and robustness.
> >>>
> >>> What people will say if I propose to have Cassandra engine written in
> C/C++, and this engine will give you ability to run extensions in Java,
> Groovy and bunch other languages like Perl/Python/Ruby?
> >>>
> >>> I just want to understand for myself does this solution will be useful
> or I'm looking in wrong direction?
> >>>
> >>> Thank you for reading.
> >>
> >>
> >> The University of Dundee is a Scottish Registered Charity, No. SC015096.
> >>
> >>
> >
>
>

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