Apache Cassandra is an open source database for those who want high availability and scalability without compromising performance.
Among some of the benefits of the Apache Cassandra project we can mention integrated caching, linearly scalability, tunable consitency, fully distributed and multi-master.
Here are some key features of "Apache Cassandra":
· Fault Tolerant
· You're in Control
· Rich Data Model
· Professionally Supported
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· Disallow counters in collections (CASSANDRA-5082)
· cqlsh: add unit tests (CASSANDRA-3920)
· fix default bloom_filter_fp_chance for LeveledCompactionStrategy (CASSANDRA-5093)