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From Sean McCully <sean_mccu...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Cassandra Agent
Date Fri, 11 Oct 2013 03:53:05 GMT

On Thursday, October 10, 2013 08:30:42 PM Blair Jacuzzi wrote:
> On 10/10/2013 07:54 PM, Sean McCully wrote:
> > Hello Cassandra Users,
> > 
> > I've recently created a Cassandra Agent as part of Netflix's Cloud Prize
> > competition, the submission which I've named Hector is largely based on
> > Netflix's Priam. I would be very interested in getting feedback, from
> > anyone willing to give Hector (https://github.com/seanmccully/hector) a
> > try. I am very interested in seeing if this is something the Cassandra
> > Community is interested in using with their Cassandra installs.
> 
> For one, there's a name conflict with the well known Hector Cassandra
> client project:
> 
> http://hector-client.github.io/hector/build/html/index.html

Any suggestions on a new name?

> 
> The project
> 
> > If you've taken a look at it, and tried running it. Does it seem like a
> > useful tool? Was the documentation easy enough to follow, was the install
> > and configuration process straightforward? What can be done to improve
> > upon it.
> If I came to the github page, it wouldn't be immediately obvious what
> the project is for.
> 
> > If there isn't a lot of interest in using it, or you think its utter crap
> > I
> > would probably still like to hear why.
> 
> So it provides a REST API to managing a Cassandra instance?
> 
> It looks interesting.
> 
> Have you looked at leveraging ccm's work [1]?  ccm is a Python tool
> meant to manage Cassandra instances for dev testing, but I would
> imagine the could work well together.  It has a CCM Lib that one can import.
> 
> [1] https://github.com/pcmanus/ccm

Was not aware of this project, thanks for the heads up. Looks like ccm might 
be a good way for auto-bootstrapping Cassandra nodes. 
Hector (to be renamed.) currently focuses on monitoring and management of a 
single node.


 
> 
> Regards,
> Blair
-- 
Sean McCully


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