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Cassandra Design Patterns by Sanjay Sharma

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Pattern name – Ultra fast data sink

In today's world, we are not only talking about huge data volumes. Another problem to solve is how to ingest these high volumes as fast as possible so that the end users can be provided with a real-time experience. Let us see if Cassandra can serve as a fast ingest store.

Problem/Intent

Which data store to use that can handle high ingestion rates?

Context/Applicability

As the number of Internet users increase, there is also an increasing demand for capturing data from sensors and other machine-generated data sources. Today, data needs to captured from various sources at a mind boggling ingest speed of millions of events or transactions per second.

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We are sitting on the brink of a major data and IT revolution ...

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