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From Milind Parikh <>
Subject Re: How to process new rows in parallel?
Date Fri, 03 Aug 2012 19:41:51 GMT
Kafka is relatively stable and has a active well-supported news-group as

As discussed by Brian, you would be inverting the paradigm of
store-process. Essentially in your original approach, you are storing the
messages first and then processing them after the fact. In the Kafka model,
you would process the messages as they come in.

Since you are thinking about parallelism anyways, I trust that your
processing paradigm is inherently paralleizable.


On Fri, Aug 3, 2012 at 12:22 PM, Philip Nelson <> wrote:

> Brian -- thanks.
> > We were looking to do the same thing, but in the end decided
> > to go with Kafka.
> > Given your throughput requirements, Kafka might be a good
> > option for you as well.
> This might be off-topic, so I'll keep it short. Kafka is reasonably
> stable? Mature (I see it's in the Incubator)? Relative to Cassandra?
> Philip

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