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From Maxim Potekhin <potek...@bnl.gov>
Subject Re: Please advise -- 750MB object possible?
Date Wed, 22 Feb 2012 18:37:22 GMT
The idea was to provide redundancy, resilience, automatic load balancing
and automatic repairs. Going the way of the file system does not achieve 
any of that.

Maxim


On 2/22/2012 1:34 PM, Mohit Anchlia wrote:
> Outside on the file system and a pointer to it in C*
>
> On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 10:03 AM, Rafael Almeida <almeidaraf@yahoo.com 
> <mailto:almeidaraf@yahoo.com>> wrote:
>
>     Keep them where?
>
>         ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>         *From:* Mohit Anchlia <mohitanchlia@gmail.com
>         <mailto:mohitanchlia@gmail.com>>
>         *To:* user@cassandra.apache.org
>         <mailto:user@cassandra.apache.org>
>         *Cc:* potekhin@bnl.gov <mailto:potekhin@bnl.gov>
>         *Sent:* Wednesday, February 22, 2012 3:44 PM
>         *Subject:* Re: Please advise -- 750MB object possible?
>
>         In my opinion if you are busy site or application keep blobs
>         out of the database.
>
>         On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 9:37 AM, Dan Retzlaff
>         <dretzlaff@gmail.com <mailto:dretzlaff@gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>             Chunking is a good idea, but you'll have to do it
>             yourself. A few of the columns in our application got
>             quite large (maybe ~150MB) and the failure mode was RPC
>             timeout exceptions. Nodes couldn't always move that much
>             data across our data center interconnect in the default 10
>             seconds. With enough heap and a faster network you could
>             probably get by without chunking, but it's not ideal.
>
>
>             On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 9:04 AM, Maxim Potekhin
>             <potekhin@bnl.gov <mailto:potekhin@bnl.gov>> wrote:
>
>                 Hello everybody,
>
>                 I'm being asked whether we can serve an "object",
>                 which I assume is a blob, of 750MB size?
>                 I guess the real question is of how to chunk it and/or
>                 even it's possible to chunk it.
>
>                 Thanks!
>
>                 Maxim
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