Apache Cassandra is...

an open source distributed database management system designed to handle large amounts of data across many commodity servers, providing high availability with no single point of failure. Cassandra offers robust support for clusters spanning multiple data centers, with asynchronous masterless replication allowing low latency operations for all clients.

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Recent Planet Cassandra Blog Postings

This Week in Cassandra: Cassandra Data Modeler 6/23/2016

Welcome to the another week of This Week in Cassandra! Cassandra is a distributed database offering linear scalability and high availability. In this post we’ll take a look at projects, blogs, events, jobs and JIRAs that are new to the Cassandra community. We’ll be discussing this post with Seba

Cassandra At The Heart Of Globo’s Live Streaming Platform

Alexandre Martins, Lead Engineer, Globo.com
A couple of years ago my friend Juarez Bochi wrote a post, here on Planet Cassandra, sharing the challenges we had implementing Globo.com's live streaming platform, specially with the migration from Redis to Cassandra. For those not familiar, Globo.com is the internet branch for Grupo Globo, one

This Week In Cassandra: Next Gen Cassandra Conference with Eric Stevens 6/17/2016

Welcome to the another week of This Week in Cassandra! Cassandra is a distributed database offering linear scalability and high availability. In this post we’ll take a look at projects, blogs, events, jobs and JIRAs that are new to the Cassandra community. We’ll be discussing this post with Eric
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