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From Ed Anuff>
Subject Re: REST API?
Date Tue, 11 Oct 2011 02:21:21 GMT
For Usergrid, we use Jersey (, the Sun
implementation of JAX-RS, which makes use of Jackson
( for the JSON marshalling.  I'd
heartily recommend using those if you're going to roll your own REST
implementation in Java.

If you're looking for a very high level REST API, you might want to
look at Usergrid (  We're
abstracting away the underlying Cassandra representation to a pretty
high degree, but it might be useful depending on what you're trying to


On Mon, Oct 10, 2011 at 6:12 PM, Brian O'Neill <> wrote:
> My team desperately needs a REST API for Cassandra.
> I saw the following:
> from
> But it appears to have little activity and documentation.
> That lead me to start work on a contrib/rest module, but before I get to far
> I wanted to ask if there was any effort underway for a REST Server/API.
> If not, I'll continue developing the REST server.  Any preference for a REST
> stack?  (JAX-RS on Apache-CXF?  Raw Servlets? Netty? etc.)
> Until I hear back, I'll continue with the JAX-RS / Apache CXF implementation
> I have cooking.
> -brian
> --
> Brian ONeill
> Lead Architect, Health Market Science (
> mobile:215.588.6024
> blog:
> blog:

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