[openstack-dev] [Monasca] influxDB clustering and HA will be "commercial option".

Jay Pipes jaypipes at gmail.com
Thu Jun 2 11:55:27 UTC 2016

On 06/02/2016 04:02 AM, Monty Taylor wrote:
> On 06/02/2016 10:06 AM, Hochmuth, Roland M wrote:
>> Hi Jaesuk, The change in InfluxDB licensing was announced in the blog at, https://influxdata.com/blog/update-on-influxdb-clustering-high-availability-and-monetization/. Up until that announcement, InfluxDB was planning on supporting all their clustering and HA capabilities in the open-source version, which is one of the reasons we had added it to Monasca.
>> There has been some discussion on supporting other databases in Monasca. Due to performance and reliability concerns with InfluxDB, we had started looking at Cassandra as an alternative. There are several reviews to look at if you are interested at, https://review.openstack.org/#/q/monasca+cassandra. Shinya Kawabata has been looking into Cassandra most recently.
> I'm sad that InfluxDB has decided to turn Open Core - but I'm glad that
> work was already underway to look at Cassandra. Well done.

Seems to me that a database that doesn't support aggregate/grouping 
operations isn't particularly appropriate for time-series metric 
structured data. Am I missing something basic here?


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