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Comment Re:Twitter needs scalability experts (Score 2, Informative) 157

You're right, I failed to mention disaster recovery– it was something we looked at, its just been awhile since we went through the evaluation process, so I've forgotten a few things. We actually liked Cassandra for DR scenarios – the snapshot functionality makes backups relatively straight forward, plus multi-DC support will make operational continuity in the case of losing a whole DC a possibility.

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