incubator-cassandra-user mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Benjamin Black...@b3k.us>
Subject Re: Digg 4 Preview on TWiT
Date Wed, 07 Jul 2010 19:24:20 GMT
Thanks, second funniest thing I've read this month!

On Tue, Jul 6, 2010 at 4:13 PM, Matt Su <MATT.SU@morningstar.com> wrote:
> Thanks for all your guys’ information.
>
> This thread make us raised a concern: we choose Cassandra because
> FB,Twitter,Digg are using them, and we’re doubting whether Cassandra is
> definitely trustable.
>
> The question is what action will we take, if after a few time, these big
> tech company really start to leave Cassandra.
>
>
>
> Will we have the confidence to trust Apache Cassandra, instead of following
> these tech company’s storage solution. J
>
>
>
> Thanks and Regards.
>
> ________________________________
>
> From: Prashant Malik [mailto:pmalik@gmail.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, July 06, 2010 5:36 PM
> To: user@cassandra.apache.org; bill@dehora.net
> Subject: Re: Digg 4 Preview on TWiT
>
>
>
> I have gone through the appropriate channel  here  at FB  to make sure that
> the correct information is presented.
>
> the article has now been updated to
>
> " (Update: just for reference, we’re told via email that Facebook, “no
> longer contributes to nor uses Cassandra.” Update 2: we are now being told –
> and Facebook has confirmed – that Cassandra is actually still employed by
> the company for, among other things, Inbox Search.) "
>
> Thanks
> Prashant
>
> On Tue, Jul 6, 2010 at 1:19 PM, Bill de hÓra <bill@dehora.net> wrote:
>
> Nonetheless, thanks for clearing that one up. And that's some serious
> volume you've got there :)
>
> Bill
>
> On Tue, 2010-07-06 at 12:01 -0700, Prashant Malik wrote:
>> This is a ridiculous statement by some newbie I guess , We today have
>> a 150 node Cassandra cluster running Inbox search supporting close to
>> 500M users
>> and over 150TB of data  growing rapidly everyday.
>>
>> I am on pager for this monster :) so its pretty funny to hear this
>> statement.
>>
>> - Prashant
>>
>
>> On Tue, Jul 6, 2010 at 6:21 AM, Avinash Lakshman
>> <avinash.lakshman@gmail.com> wrote:
>>         FB Inbox Search still runs on Cassandra and will continue to
>>         do so. I should know since I maintain it :).
>>
>>         Cheers
>>         Avinash
>>
>>
>>
>>         On Tue, Jul 6, 2010 at 3:34 AM, David Strauss
>>         <david@fourkitchens.com> wrote:
>>                 On 2010-07-05 15:40, Eric Evans wrote:
>>                 > On Sun, 2010-07-04 at 13:14 +0100, Bill de hÓra
>>                 wrote:
>>                 >> This person's understanding is that Facebook 'no
>>                 longer contributes to
>>                 >> nor uses Cassandra.':
>>                 >>
>>                 >>
>>                 http://redmonk.com/sogrady/2010/05/17/beyond-cassandra/
>>                 >
>>                 > Last I heard, Facebook was still using Cassandra for
>>                 what they had
>>                 > always used it for, Inbox Search. Last I heard,
>>                 there were no plans in
>>                 > place to change that.
>>
>>
>>                 I had the opportunity to talk with some Facebook
>>                 infrastructure
>>                 engineers in San Francisco over the past few weeks.
>>                 They are no longer
>>                 using Cassandra, even for inbox search.
>>
>>                 Inbox search was intended to be an initial push for
>>                 using Cassandra more
>>                 broadly, not the primary target of the Cassandra
>>                 design. Unfortunately,
>>                 Facebook's engineers later decided that Cassandra
>>                 wasn't the right
>>                 answer to the right question for Facebook's purposes.
>>
>>                 That decision isn't an indictment of Cassandra's
>>                 capability; it's
>>                 confirmation that Cassandra isn't everything to
>>                 everyone. But we already
>>                 knew that. :-)
>>
>>                 --
>>                 David Strauss
>>                   | david@fourkitchens.com
>>                   | +1 512 577 5827 [mobile]
>>                 Four Kitchens
>>                   | http://fourkitchens.com
>>                   | +1 512 454 6659 [office]
>>                   | +1 512 870 8453 [direct]
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>

Mime
View raw message