So what you are saying is that, if i wanna write a php code to load data from a file into cassandra, i dont have to make any separate installations for thrift???

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On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 12:19 PM, Marcus Bointon <> wrote:
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:
You probably don't need to worry about it directly.