DataStax 1.2 on Windows: A guided tour

By Andrew Llavore - January 22, 2013

Cassandra is a major wide column store NoSQL database. It’s popular in standalone form, and can be used with Hadoop to perform MapReduce analyses on Cassandra column families (tables). DataStax is the company that perhaps yields the most influence over Cassandra and its open source code. As such, its distribution of Cassandra is a great one to work with.

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