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From "R. Verlangen" <>
Subject Re: is it possible to run cassandra process in client mode as smart proxy
Date Wed, 16 May 2012 10:24:47 GMT
Hi there,

I'm using HAProxy for PHP projects to take care of this. It improved
connection pooling enormous on the client side: with preserving failover
capabilities. Maybe that is something for you to use in combination with

Good luck!

2012/5/16 Piavlo <>

>  Hi,
> I'm interested in using some smart proxy cassandra process that could act
> as coordinator node and be aware of cluster state.
> And run this smart proxy cassandra process on each client side host  where
> the application(php) with short lived cassandra connections runs.
> Besides being aware of cluster state if it could act as coordinator node
> it would save unneeded network trips.
> And maybe even have an option to take care of hinted handoffs.
> IMHO the best candidate for this is the cassandra itself (like it's done
> in elasticsearch**
> guide/reference/modules/node.**html<>
> )
> I also see there was a work done in this direction at
> So maybe this is something that is already usable?
> Or maybe there is some third party project that could be used as smart
> cassandra proxy?
> Thanks
> Alex

With kind regards,

Robin Verlangen

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