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From Joseph Stein <crypt...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Cassandra use cases: as a datagrid ? as a distributed cache ?
Date Tue, 27 Apr 2010 03:08:35 GMT
great talk tonight in NYC I attended in regards to using Cassandra as
a Lucene Index store (really great idea nicely implemented)
http://blog.sematext.com/2010/02/09/lucandra-a-cassandra-based-lucene-backend/

so Lucinda uses Cassandra as a distributed cache of indexes =8^)


On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 9:47 PM, Jonathan Ellis <jbellis@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
>
> --
> Jonathan Ellis
> Project Chair, Apache Cassandra
> co-founder of Riptano, the source for professional Cassandra support
> http://riptano.com
>



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