I noticed when starting up my Cassandra server it says:
INFO 13:48:14,212 Not starting native transport as requested. Use JMX (StorageService->startNativeTransport()) to start it
INFO 13:48:14,214 Binding thrift service to localhost/127.0.0.1:9160
I am using the CQL3 via the Python dbapi lib, which appears to have support for native transport.
My question is... is the native transport better? recommended? unstable/buggy/experimental?