Cassandra is a kick ass NoSQL Database that guarantees strong consistency. Inspired by Amazon Dynamo paper Cassandra can deliver high availability and strong consistency. Battle tested by companies like Apple, eBay, Netflix, Github, Nasa and several others. For this blog post, I will show how to setup a simple Cassandra cluster. This setup is for development purpose and it’s not ready for production.
Originally published at diego-pacheco.blogspot.com.