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New in Cassandra 3.0: Materialized Views

By Carl Yeksigian - June 29, 2015 | 2 Comments

In 3.0, Cassandra will be introducing a new feature called Materialized Views. Materialized views handle automated server-side denormalization, removing the need for client side handling of this denormalization.

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Updates to Cassandra’s Commit Log in 2.2

By Branimir Lambov - June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

The commit log implementation of Cassandra was ovehauled in 2.1, bringing multithreaded and memory-mapped writing and reducing the log overheads for dramatically improved throughput. In the next version we have improved upon this by adding compression and addressing some unexpected read traffic caused by the commit log.

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Scalable Inventory Example

By Matt Stump - June 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

This example demonstrates best practices for the creation of a robust, linear scalable inventory management system built using distributed systems. Both robustness and scalability are achieved by avoiding shared mutable state.

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