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With this hands-on guide, you'll learn how Apache Cassandra handles hundreds of terabytes of data while remaining highly available across multiple data centers -- capabilities that have attracted Facebook, Twitter, and other data-intensive companies. Cassandra: The Definitive Guide provides the technical details and practical examples you need to assess this database management system and put it to work in a production environment.


On Feb 22 Abirami Sivaramakrishnan wrote: Cassandra : The Definitive Guide by Eben Hewitt
I have been into RDBMS for a long time. Recently I observed a lot of buzz around NoSQL databases. I initially thought them as 'No' SQL databases. A few blogs on the web corrected me : NoSQL stands for "not-only SQL'. There are lot of NoSQL databases : Cassandra,… Full Review  >

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On Feb 20 John Brady wrote: Cassandra: The Definitive Guide
Cassandra: The Definitive Guide is one of the few in-depth books available on Cassandra at the moment.  For that reason, it’s a good purchase in e-book format for those interested in Cassandra, and it provides a decent introduction to the approach to data used in the product.  I would not… Full Review  >

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On Feb 16 Surachart Opun wrote: Cassandra: The Definitive Guide By Eben Hewitt
The Apache Cassandra Project develops a highly scalable second-generation distributed database, bringing together Dynamo's fully distributed design and Bigtable's ColumnFamily-based data model.Apache Cassandra is a free, open source, distributed data storage system that differs sharply from relational database management systems. If you are:• A developer working with large-scale, high-volume websites,… Full Review  >

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