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From Sergey Leschenko <>
Subject Re: File Store
Date Thu, 21 Feb 2013 12:58:14 GMT
On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 6:47 PM, Kanwar Sangha <> wrote:
> Hi – I am looking for some inputs on the file storage in Cassandra.  Each
> file size can range from 200kb – 3MB.  I don’t see any limitation on the
> column size. But would it be a good idea to store these files as binary in
> the columns ?

We do the same, keeps a lot of small files (up to 15Mb).
Limitation came from the Thrift side - it's bindings requires to load
whole file in memory, but affordable in our case.


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