Why Use Cassandra?
by, 02-21-2012 at 09:09 PM (1799 Views)
Why Cassandra shall be chosen against any other NoSQL solution?
- Main selling point of Cassandra is that it is being written in Java.
- Cassandra has been present on the largest website of the world i.e. Face book.
- Cassandra has met all the requirements to be decentralized and it doesn’t have one single failure point.
- Read as well write throughput have been seen to increase in linear fashion, when newer machines get added without any sort of downtime or interruption.
- It gets replicated across the data centers to make it sure that no matter if the whole data centre gets down, nothing is lost.
- It has proven itself to be hundred per cent fault tolerance.
- A great data model is being provided by it.
- 100 per cent free
These points given above regarding Cassandra are quite enough to show its worth, however the list may go on.