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From Nate McCall <n...@datastax.com>
Subject Re: New web client & future API
Date Wed, 15 Jun 2011 15:25:28 GMT
CQL support in Hector was available as of 0.8.0 release. See details here:
https://github.com/rantav/hector/wiki/Using-CQL



On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 9:46 AM, Jeffrey Kesselman <jeffpk@gmail.com> wrote:
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but AFAIK Hector is the  only higher level
> APi I would consider "complete' right now, with support for things
> like fail-over.
>
> I notice in the latest Hector build he is starting to add CQL support,
> so thats what I'm sticking with.  When he has CQL support done I'll
> decide if I want to use it or stick with the programmatic API.
>
> On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 10:35 AM, Victor Kabdebon
> <victor.kabdebon@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Ok thanks for the update. I thought the query string was translated to
>> Thrift, then send to a server.
>>
>> Victor Kabdebon
>>
>> 2011/6/15 Eric Evans <eevans@rackspace.com>
>>>
>>> On Tue, 2011-06-14 at 09:49 -0400, Victor Kabdebon wrote:
>>> > Actually from what I understood (please correct me if I am wrong) CQL
>>> > is based on Thrift / Avro.
>>>
>>> In this project, we tend to use the word "Thrift" as a sort of shorthand
>>> for "Cassandra's RPC interface", and not, "The serialization and RPC
>>> framework from the Apache Thrift project".
>>>
>>> CQL does not (yet )have its own networking protocol, so it uses Thrift
>>> as a means of delivering queries, and serializing the results, but it is
>>> *not* a wrapper around the existing RPC methods.  The query string you
>>> provide is parsed entirely on the server.
>>>
>>> --
>>> Eric Evans
>>> eevans@rackspace.com
>>>
>>
>>
>
>
>
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