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From Jonathan Ellis <>
Subject Re: Read Latency
Date Tue, 19 Oct 2010 17:18:21 GMT
I would expect C++ or Java to be substantially faster than Python.
However, I note that Hector (and I believe Pelops) don't yet use the
newest, fastest Thrift library.

On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 8:21 AM, Wayne <> wrote:
> The changes seems to do the trick. We are down to about 1/2 of the original
> quorum read performance. I did not see any more errors.
> More than 3 seconds on the client side is still not acceptable to us. We
> need the data in Python, but would we be better off going through Java or
> something else to increase performance? All three seconds are taken up in
> Thrift itself (fastbinary.decode_binary(self, iprot.trans, (self.__class__,
> self.thrift_spec))) so I am not sure what other options we have.
> Thanks for your help.

Jonathan Ellis
Project Chair, Apache Cassandra
co-founder of Riptano, the source for professional Cassandra support

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