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Benefits of Cassandra

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by , 02-23-2012 at 07:30 PM (2562 Views)
Cassandra database provides a number of benefits. Key benefits of Cassandra database are:

  • Fault Tolerant: It is fault tolerant. Cassandra automatically replicates data to multiple nodes for fault tolerance. Any failed node is replaced immediately with no downtime.
  • Decentralized: It is based on decentralized approach. Every node in Cassandra database cluster is identical. Also there are no network bottlenecks. Every node in the cluster is identical. There are no network bottlenecks. Also there is not a single point of failure.
  • Flexible: Cassandra is flexible database. When you add new machines, its read/write throughput is increased linearly without any downtime to failure to other applications that are using it in real time.
  • Highly Available: Cassandra offers a tunable consistency level and is highly available.

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