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Re: Proposing an Apache Cassandra Management process


Hi Mick,
            Any other feedback?
Thanks,
Sankalp

On Sun, Sep 30, 2018 at 8:54 AM Sankalp Kohli <kohlisankalp@xxxxxxxxx>
wrote:

> Thank you for the feedback.  There are lot of advantages of doing this in
> Apache and you can read the thread to find more. The main one is to not
> divide the energy between different tools.
> Also we will not be reinventing the wheel as I think this project can
> still get donations along the way.
>
> > On Sep 30, 2018, at 05:31, Rahul Singh <rahul.xavier.singh@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> >
> > Perfection is the enemy of the good enough. All if not most informed
> open source users understand that the tar they are downloading is
> “unsupported.”
> >
> > Most of the blog posts people read or the documentation they have is in
> place of tools. Open source software let alone Tooling even a nascent
> version comes with a degree of uncertainty.
> >
> > If the question is for me: I would rather use something that exists than
> reinvent the wheel. The same way I’ll use “contrib” packages in any system
> just to see if it works.
> >
> > Example: While working on on a Solr / Kafka / Cassandra integration
> project we must have used a few different “Kafka Connect” variations before
> settling on a solution which was a combination of an existing sink
> connector and created a source connector because what was out there “meh”.
> >
> > If we had scoffed off “unsupported” packages we would have spent more
> time making something than delivering value. Technology exists to serve
> business and people’s lives not technology itself.
> >
> > There is a level of discernment that comes with experience as to what
> works and what doesn’t and what is good and what isn’t. The least we can do
> is help the user community know the difference : as Apache does at a higher
> level.
> >
> >
> > Rahul Singh
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> >
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> >> On Sep 29, 2018, 5:29 PM -0400, sankalp kohli <kohlisankalp@xxxxxxxxx>,
> wrote:
> >> Thanks Dinesh for looking at the tools and thanks Mick for listing them
> >> down.
> >> Based on Dinesh response, is it accurate to say that for bulk
> >> functionality, we have evaluated the tools listed by the community? If
> >> anything is missed we should discuss it as we want to make sure we
> looked
> >> at all aspects before implementation starts.
> >>
> >> On Sat, Sep 29, 2018 at 1:19 PM Dinesh Joshi <dinesh.joshi@xxxxxxxxx
> .invalid>
> >> wrote:
> >>
> >>>> On Sep 29, 2018, at 12:31 PM, Rahul Singh <
> rahul.xavier.singh@xxxxxxxxx>
> >>> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>> All of Apache is a patchwork of tools. All of Open Source is a
> patchwork
> >>> of tools. All of Linux is a patchwork of tools.
> >>>>
> >>>> What works, works.
> >>>
> >>> So there isn't a way to make it any better? You would prefer using an
> >>> unsupported tool vs something that worked out of the box & was well
> tested?
> >>>
> >>> Dinesh
> >>>
> >>>
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