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From Gary Dusbabek <gdusba...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Regarding Cassandra Scalability
Date Sun, 18 Apr 2010 12:41:28 GMT
On Sat, Apr 17, 2010 at 10:50, dir dir <sikerasakti@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> What problems can’t it solve?
>
> No flexible indices
> No querying on non PK values
> Not good for binary data (>64mb) unless you chunck
> Row contents must fit in available memory
>
> Gary Dusbabek say: Row contents must fit in available memory. Honestly I do
> not understand
> the meaning from that statement. Thank you.
>
> Dir.
>

The main reason is that the compaction operation (removing deleted
values) currently requires that an entire row be read into memory.

Gary Dusbabek

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