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From Apache Wiki <wikidi...@apache.org>
Subject [Incubator Wiki] Update of "Cassandra" by IanHolsman
Date Tue, 16 Dec 2008 22:12:07 GMT
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The following page has been changed by IanHolsman:
http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/Cassandra

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  = Known Risks/Avoiding the Warning Signs =
  
  == Orphaned Products ==
-  * Cassandra is already deployed within Facebook and many other oraganizations are actively
moving to deploy this in production. Original developers
+  * Cassandra is already deployed within Facebook and many other organizations are actively
moving to deploy this in production. Original developers
   are and will actively stay involved and hence there is no realistic chance of it getting
orphaned.
  
  == Homogenous Developers ==
@@ -64, +64 @@

   * Yes. But don't expect this to be a risk of any nature.
  
  == Relationships with Other Apache Products ==
-  * None
+  * The Cassandra project is 'similar' to hbase/HDFS in concept, but Cassandra is more geared
for Online web site usage than batch. It also doesn't have a single point of failure, which
makes it interesting as well.
+ 
+  * Cassandra makes use of the Thrift project.
  
  == An excessive fascination with the Apache brand ==
   * Cassandra has already attracted a stable base of users. There are at least 3 companies
who are planning to use Cassandra in production as far as we know. The reasons for joining
Apache are not to advertise the project, but rather to demonstrate the commitment to open
source by divorcing the trunk from any one corporation and pursuing further integration with
other Apache projects.
@@ -86, +88 @@

  = Sponsors =
  
  == Champion ==
-  * Brian Maclister     
+  * Brian McCallister     
  
  == Mentors ==
   * Torsten Curdt     
+  * Brian McCallister
+  * Matthieu Riou
+  * Ian Holsman
  
  == Sponsoring Entity ==
   * Incubator   

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