For the  number of file the OP has why not just use a traditional filesystem and solr to index the pdf data. You get to search inside of the files for relevant information?

 Sri 

On Fri, Feb 4, 2011 at 12:47 PM, buddhasystem <potekhin@bnl.gov> wrote:

Even when storage is in NFS, Cassandra can still be quite useful as a file
catalog. Your physical storage can change, move etc. Therefore, it's a good
idea to provide mapping of logical names to physical store points (which in
fact can be many). This is a standard technique used in mass storage.

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