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Twitter's Ryan King on how they're starting to use Cassandra

Twitter's Ryan King on how they're starting to use Cassandra

Having been playing with MongoDB (http://mongodb.org), I thought it was interesting to see the reasons Ryan’s going with Cassandra(http://incubator.apache.org/cassandra). In summary (quote):

  • No single points of failure
  • Highly scalable writes (we have highly variable write traffic)
  • A healthy and productive open source community