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03.23.11

Deploying Cassandra across Multiple Data Centers

Cassandra is designed as a distributed system, for deployment of large numbers of nodes across multiple data centers. Key features of Cassandra’s distributed architecture are…

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Cassandra | 01.06.11

What’s new in Cassandra 0.7: expiring columns

Deprecation warning This post covers the obsolete Cassandra 0.7. Modern Cassandra manipulates expiring columns using CQL. Original post Sometimes, data comes with an expiration…

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12.04.10

What’s new in Cassandra 0.7: Secondary indexes

Deprecation warning This post covers the obsolete Cassandra 0.7. Modern Cassandra manipulates indexes using CQL. Overview In Cassandra, indexes on column values are called "…

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Cassandra | 11.11.10

SPOF 0: Why Every Node in a Cassandra Cluster is the Same

In a distributed system, component failure should be expected, particularly as the size of the infrastructure grows. Single points of failure in systems marketing themselves as…

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10.30.10

Why does Scalability matter, and how does Cassandra scale?

The term scalability is inherently a bit amorphous and typically dependent on a specific use case. For the sake of this discussion, we'll define scalability as the ability to add…

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Cassandra | 10.22.10

What is persistence and why does it matter?

Understanding the meaning of persistence is important for evaluating different data store systems. Given the importance of the data store in most modern applications, making a…

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Cassandra | 10.12.10

What is Cassandra?

Apache Cassandra is a high performance, scalable open source database designed for real time transactions and analytics. Cassandra offers sub millisecond read and write times - it's…

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Cassandra | 09.14.10

Cassandra Flume Sink and Logsandra Integration

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Cassandra | 08.09.10

(Re)Introducing Hector: A Java-based Client for Apache Cassandra

Deprecation warning Hector is a client for the obsolete Thrift API. New applications should use the DataStax Java Driver. Hector Hector, the first actively supported Java client…

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Cassandra | 07.27.10

Announcing RPMs for Cassandra

Apache Cassandra has long had support for debian packaging in its tree, but users of RPM-based distributions such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux or Fedora have had to roll their own…

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