Apache Cassandra

Apache Cassandra
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Original author(s)Avinash Lakshman, Prashant Malik
Developer(s)Apache Software Foundation
Initial releaseJuly 2008 (2008-07)
Stable release
3.11.7 / July 25, 2020 (2020-07-25)[1]
RepositoryCassandra Repository
Written inJava
Operating systemCross-platform
Available inEnglish
TypeNoSQL Database, data store
LicenseApache License 2.0

Apache Cassandra is a free and open-source, distributed, wide column store, NoSQL 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 datacenters,[2] with asynchronous masterless replication allowing low latency operations for all clients. Cassandra offers the distribution design of Amazon Dynamo with the data model of Google's Bigtable.

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  2. ^ Casares, Joaquin (2012-11-05). "Multi-datacenter Replication in Cassandra". DataStax. Retrieved 2013-07-25. Cassandra’s innate datacenter concepts are important as they allow multiple workloads to be run across multiple datacenters…

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