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From Dipti Mathur <>
Subject Re: Cassandra with Web2Py
Date Sun, 14 Nov 2010 21:09:28 GMT
Thanks Aaron,

That's just what I am doing. Using pycassa in place of the standard modules.
It's getting sort of cumbersome though. Thanks for your help! Now the effort
seems worth it - since there is no easier option!


On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 12:59 AM, Aaron Morton <>wrote:

> I've not seen anyone talking about it, nor seen it myself.
> I just took a look at the docs for the Database Abstraction Layer here
> It seems to be focused on RDBMS
> back ends and standard SQL. E.g. it has support for transactions, executing
> raw SQL and creating tables.
> I'm guessing you cannot use Cassandra to back the standard parts of the
> framework. You should be able to use pycassa if you want to code things
> outside of the standard modules.
> Hope that helps.
> Aaron
> On 14 Nov, 2010,at 11:05 PM, Dipti Mathur <> wrote:
> Hi,
> Is anyone using Cassandra with web2py framework? Is there a DAL that can
> directly be specified in the module? Without this the login module and
> similar functionalities provided by web2py cannot be used.
> Thanks,
> Dipti Mathur

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