Archive for February, 2010

Lucandra - Lucene on Cassandra

Linked on Feb 17 at 17:41

“Lucandra provides a Lucene IndexReader and IndexWriter that interfaces with Cassandra.” It requires support for distributed ordered keys in Cassandra. Lucandra does not currently support storing of normalisations, so scoring isn’t available.

peafowl - Another distributed and persistent queue server

Linked on Feb 17 at 5:01

“Peafowl is a powerful but simple messaging server that enables reliable distributed queuing with an absolutely minimal overhead by using memcache protocol for maximum cross-platform compatibility.” This is a pure Python port of Starling, a Ruby queue server built for Twitter. As such, it supports the Starling queue log.