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From "J. Ryan Earl" <>
Subject Re: cassandra performance problems
Date Fri, 06 Dec 2013 18:42:39 GMT
On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 6:33 AM, Alexander Shutyaev <>wrote:

> We've plugged it into our production environment as a cache in front of
> postgres. Everything worked fine, we even stressed it by explicitly
> propagating about 30G (10G/node) data from postgres to cassandra.

If you just want a caching layer, why wouldn't you use Memcached or Redis
instead?  Cassandra is designed to be a persist store and not so much
designed as caching layer.  If you were replacing your use of Postgres
completely, that would be appropriate.

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