On Sun, May 5, 2013 at 1:09 PM, Derek Williams <derek@fyrie.net> wrote:
The binary protocol is able to multiplex multiple requests using a single connection, which can lead to much better performance (similar to HTTP vs SPDY). This is without comparing the performance of thrift vs binary protocol, which I assume the binary protocol would be faster since it is specialized for cassandra requests.

Curious why you think multiplexing multiple requests over a single connection (serial) is faster then multiple requests over multiple connections (parallel)?

And isn't Thrift a binary protocol?

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