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From Sasha Dolgy <>
Subject Re: No Transactions: An Example
Date Wed, 22 Jun 2011 14:23:46 GMT
I'd implement the concept of a bank account using counters in a
counter column family.  one row per account ... each column for
transaction data and one column for the actual balance.
just so long as you use whole numbers ... no one needs pennies anymore.

On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 4:18 PM, Trevor Smith <> wrote:
> Hello,
> I was wondering if anyone had architecture thoughts of creating a simple
> bank account program that does not use transactions. I think creating an
> example project like this would be a good thing to have for a lot of the
> discussions that pop up about transactions and Cassandra (and
> non-transactional datastores in general).
> Consider the simple system that has accounts, and users can transfer money
> between the accounts.
> There are these interesting papers as background (links below).
> Thank you.
> Trevor Smith

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