Cassandra

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2015-06-03 22:23:52
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Cassandra
Best usedWhen you write more than you read (logging). If every component of the system must be in Java. ("No one gets fired for choosing Apache's stuff.")
Usage exampleBanking, financial industry (though not necessarily for financial transactions, but these industries are much bigger than that.) Writes are faster than reads, so one natural niche is real time data analysis.
Known Shortcomings
Main focusBest of BigTable and Dynamo
LicenseApache
Pricing
Projects using it
  • Cisco's WebEx: to store user feed and activity
  • Digg
  • Twitter: local trends, analytics...
Technical details
Latest version2.1.4
Release date2015-04-01
Initial release date2008
Consistency
Replication
ProtocolThrift (Binary)
Data Presentation
Development languageJava
PlatformsCross-platform
API Language
Embedded Language
Additional
Websitehttp://cassandra.apache.org/
Wikipediahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cassandra_(database)
Additional link
Features
Cloud DB
Transaction supportNo
Aggregation
GeoSpatial
FullText
Commercial Support
  • 2011-04-26 20:34:37
    2015-06-03 22:23:52
  • Databases
    English
  • Public
    Public
  • Creative Commons License CC-BY-SA 3.0 / GNU FDL

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