My article regarding algorithms, which are used by Cassandra
s internal storage was published by Software Developers Journal. Hooray!))))
Mostly, I focused on description why using of log-structured merge-tree provides so huge performance gain.
There are a lot interesting articles in that issue, including interview with Jonathan Ellis(CTO and founder of Datastax). You can buy magazin with 20% discount (just for my blog readers), following the link – http://sdjournal.org/apache-cassandra-revealed/?a_aid=michalzych&a_bid=45f0d439