Apache Cassandra 2.1.0 / 1.2.19

A highly scalable, eventually consistent, distributed, structured key-value store NoSQL database system
It was built by Facebook for their services upon principles developed by Google and Amazon for BigTable and Dynamo.

Apache Cassandra is currently developed by Apache.

Cassandra is extremely fast, even with million of records and operations.

It is currently used in many Internet companies like Rackspace, Spotify, Netflix, RockMelt, Embedly, Ericcson, Expedia, FormSpring, Adobe, Twitter, Cisco, Digg, Mollom, Digital River, Page2RSS, Real, Reddit, eBuddy, EngineYard, Symantec, Soundcloud, Accenture, Rhapsody, Gowalla, HP, IBM, Mahalo, Walmart, OpenX and others.

Main features:

  • Professionally Supported
  • Durable
  • Elastic
  • Decentralized
  • Rich Data Model
  • Fault Tolerant
  • Cluster and Cloud Friendly
  • Documentation and Tutorials

last updated on:
September 20th, 2014, 9:33 GMT
developed by:
Apache Software Foundation
license type:
Apache License
operating system(s):
Windows / Linux / Mac OS / BSD / Solaris
C: \ Database Tools


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What's New in version 2.1
  • Removed "ALTER TYPE <name> RENAME TO <name>" from tab-completion
  • Fixed IllegalStateException in anticompaction
  • cqlsh: DESCRIBE support for frozen UDTs, tuples
  • Avoid exposing internal classes over JMX
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