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From "Ian Holsman" <li...@holsman.net>
Subject Re: Cassandra Incubator Proposal
Date Fri, 12 Dec 2008 21:16:48 GMT
It's been ~10 days since the cassandra proposal was put up. are people
comfortable enough with this to put it to a vote?

I have some personal opinions, but I'll keep them to myself.

On Sun, Dec 7, 2008 at 7:50 AM, Ian Holsman <lists@holsman.net> wrote:

> As the FB guys seem to be a bit busy, I'll take a stab at answering this.
>
> Firstly cassandra uses a gossip protocol for dynamic addition (and removal)
> of servers from the pool. when you bring up a new node you simply configure
> a set of seeds for it to initially communicate to and your away.
>
> It is using eventual consistency (see Warner Vogel's explanation
> http://www.allthingsdistributed.com/2007/12/eventually_consistent.html for
> an intro to this) to do replication across the pool. I believe this is
> different than hbase/hypertable.
>
> It is more suited to OLTP than to batch environments than hbase/hypertable.
>
> HTH (and is that it's correct ;-)
> Ian
>
>
>
> On Fri, Dec 5, 2008 at 3:08 AM, Otis Gospodnetic <
> otis_gospodnetic@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
>> Hello,
>>
>> The "distributed storage system for managing structured/unstructured data
>> while providing reliability at a massive scale." part sounds kind of like
>> HDFS.  Would it be possible to describe how Cassandra is different from
>> HDFS?  Perhaps the best place to do it is under the "Relationships with
>> Other Apache Products" section.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Otis
>> --
>> Sematext -- http://sematext.com/ -- Lucene - Solr - Nutch
>>
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----
>> > From: Avinash Lakshman <alakshman@facebook.com>
>> > To: "general@incubator.apache.org" <general@incubator.apache.org>
>> > Cc: Prashant Malik <pmalik@facebook.com>; Kannan Muthukkaruppan <
>> Kannan@facebook.com>
>> > Sent: Monday, December 1, 2008 7:51:28 PM
>> > Subject: Cassandra Incubator Proposal
>> >
>> > Hi Folks
>> >
>> > Please consider our proposal to move the Cassandra project into the
>> Incubation
>> > process - http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/Cassandra. Please advice, as
>> to what
>> > else is required for us complete this process.
>> >
>> > Cheers
>> > Avinash
>>
>>
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