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From "Roman Vasilyev" <>
Subject Re[2]: C* engine
Date Thu, 19 Dec 2013 19:46:19 GMT
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 

------ Original Message ------
From: "Andy Cobley" <>
To: "<>" <>; "Roman 
Vasilyev" <>
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 ?
>On 19 Dec 2013, at 19:22, Roman Vasilyev <> 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.
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