Re  Simpler "elasticity":

Latest opscenter will now rebalance cluster optimally



On Mon, Nov 14, 2011 at 7:27 PM, Chris Burroughs <> wrote:
 - It would be super cool if all of that counter work made it possible
to support other atomic data types (sets? CAS?  just pass a assoc/commun
Function to apply).
 - Again with types, pluggable type specific compression.
 - Wishy washy wish: Simpler "elasticity"  I would like to go from
6-->8-->7 nodes without each of those being an annoying fight with tokens.
 - Gossip as library.  Gossip/failure detection is something C* seems to
have gotten particularly right (or at least it's something that has not
needed to change much).  It would be cool to use Cassandra's gossip
protocol as distributed systems building tool a la ZooKeeper.

On 11/01/2011 06:59 PM, Jonathan Ellis wrote:
> Hi all,
> Two years ago I asked for Cassandra use cases and feature requests.
> [1]  The results [2] have been extremely useful in setting and
> prioritizing goals for Cassandra development.  But with the release of
> 1.0 we've accomplished basically everything from our original wish
> list. [3]
> I'd love to hear from modern Cassandra users again, especially if
> you're usually a quiet lurker.  What does Cassandra do well?  What are
> your pain points?  What's your feature wish list?
> As before, if you're in stealth mode or don't want to say anything in
> public, feel free to reply to me privately and I will keep it off the
> record.
> [1]
> [2]
> [3]