What's new in Cassandra 2.0 (Part 3)

Our final blog post on looking at what’s new in Cassandra 2.0. CQL CQL has seen some general updates such as alias support in SELECT statements (e.g. SELECT foo as bar… ), automatic paging of results through the native protocol and support SASL authentication...

What's new in Cassandra 2.0 (Part 2)

Following on from our last post, the next big feature in Apache Cassandra 2.0 that I will look at are the new type of lightweight transactions called compare and set operations. Compare and Set (CAS) The next big ticket item in Cassandra 2.0 are compare and set...

What's new in Cassandra 2.0 (Part 1)

The first beta of Apache Cassandra 2.0 has been out for a while now. This new release contains a number of exiting new features that makes Cassandra more powerful and easier to work with. Over the next few weeks I’ll have a look at some of the new features to expect....

Featured in High Scalability

Ben wrote a quick guide on benchmarking managed NoSQL solutions for the High Scalability community. Check it out: 5 Steps To Benchmarking Managed NoSQL – DynamoDB Vs...

Introducing Instaclustr

We are proud to announce that Instaclustr is now live. We would like to thank all our beta users who provided a huge amount of feedback and helped to make Instaclustr what it is today. Apache Cassandra has come a long way in such a short time is now a very stable and...