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From Joseph Bowman <bowman.jos...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Cassandra vs HBase
Date Sun, 06 Dec 2009 05:37:51 GMT
Just to play devils advocate... when was the last time someone benchmarked
Cassandra? There's been a lot of changes and a couple releases since the
last version I saw benchmarks for.

On Sun, Dec 6, 2009 at 12:34 AM, Matt Revelle <mrevelle@gmail.com> wrote:

> Cassandra performance likely still beats HBase, but according to the
> "Powered By" page on the HBase wiki it is being used to handle realtime
> requests by StumbleUpon, Meetup, and Streamy (
> http://wiki.apache.org/hadoop/Hbase/PoweredBy).
>
> These two documents contain some performance numbers:
> http://static.last.fm/johan/nosql-20090611/hbase_nosql.pdf  (skip to page
> 22)
> http://www.slideshare.net/schubertzhang/hbase-0200-performance-evaluation
>
> Both Cassandra and HBase are useful tech, I just wanted to point out that
> HBase performance has improved over the past year and it can handle realtime
> requests.
>
> On Dec 5, 2009, at 11:08 PM, Tim Estes wrote:
>
> > Can you link/reference those? I haven't seen random read or write
> performance numbers published around V0.20 Hbase that are within 5x of
> Cassandra. I'm very curious about this...
> >
> > Sent from my iPhone
> >
> > On Dec 5, 2009, at 11:05 PM, "Matt Revelle" <mrevelle@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> On Dec 5, 2009, at 21:45, Joe Stump <joe@joestump.net> wrote:
> >>
> >>>
> >>> On Dec 5, 2009, at 7:41 PM, Bill Hastings wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> [Is] HBase used for real timish applications and if so any ideas what
> the largest deployment is.
> >>>
> >>> I don't know of anyone off the top of my head who's using anything
> built on top of Hadoop for a real-time environment. Hadoop just wasn't built
> for that. It was built, like MapReduce, for crunching absurd amounts of data
> across hundreds of nodes in a "reasonable" amount of time.
> >>>
> >>> Just my $0.02.
> >>>
> >>> --Joe
> >>>
> >>
> >> While Hadoop MapReduce isn't meant for realtime use, HBase can handle
> it.
> >>
> >> Over last summer there were some benchmarks included in HBase/Hadoop
> presentations that showed, IIRC, performance comparable to Cassandra.
> >>
>
>

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