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From Jonathan Ellis <jbel...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Cassandra use cases: as a datagrid ? as a distributed cache ?
Date Tue, 27 Apr 2010 01:47:36 GMT
On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 9:04 AM, Dominique De Vito
<dominique.devito@thalesgroup.com> wrote:
> (1) has anyone already used Cassandra as an in-memory data grid ?
> If no, does anyone know how far such a database is from, let's say, Oracle
> Coherence ?
> Does Cassandra provide, for example, a (synchronized) cache on the client
> side ?

If you mean an in-process cache on the client side, no.

> (2) has anyone already used Cassandra as a distributed cache ?
> Are there some testimonials somewhere about this use case ?

That's basically what reddit is using it for.
http://blog.reddit.com/2010/03/she-who-entangles-men.html

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Jonathan Ellis
Project Chair, Apache Cassandra
co-founder of Riptano, the source for professional Cassandra support
http://riptano.com

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