Apache Cassandra 0.7 Documentation

High Level Clients

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Using the raw Thrift calls can be quite painful. It is highly recommended that unless you have a specific reason to do so, one of the high level clients available for your language be used instead. A list of clients may be found on the Client Options page.

The Java, Python, and Ruby clients are well supported. Note that currently, PHP clients tend to be problematic.