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From Marcus Bointon <mar...@synchromedia.co.uk>
Subject Re: problem in starting the cassandra single node setup
Date Tue, 31 May 2011 06:49:43 GMT
On 31 May 2011, at 08:28, Amrita Jayakumar wrote:

> Can you please tell me what is thrift and what is it used for??? I mean is it necessary
to use cassandra? do i have to install it separately??? or does it come along with the cassandra
package?

It's the underlying protocol stack that cassandra clients use to talk to cassandra, so it's
part of the package. Docs here: http://thrift.apache.org/
You probably don't need to worry about it directly.

Marcus
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