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From Jonathan Ellis <>
Subject Re: Hector - a Java Cassandra client
Date Tue, 23 Feb 2010 14:24:38 GMT
Thanks, linked on

On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 8:13 AM, Ran Tavory <> wrote:
> I've written a java library for cassandra I've been using internally, would
> love to get your feedback and hope you find it useful.
> Blog post:
> Source:
> High level features:
>  o A high-level object oriented interface to cassandra. In short: just some
> nicities around thrift.
>  o Failover support. If a client is connected to one host in the ring and
> this host goes down, the client will automatically and transparently search
> for other available hosts to perform the operation before giving up. You may
> choose to FAIL_FAST (no retry, just fail if there are errors, nothing
> smart), ON_FAIL_TRY_ONE_NEXT_AVAILABLE (try one more host before giving up)
> or ON_FAIL_TRY_ALL_AVAILABLE (try all available hosts before giving up).
>  o Connection pooling. Needless to say, it's a must.
>  o JMX support. Hector exposes JMX for many runtime metrics, such as number
> of available connections, idle connections, error statistics etc.
>  o Support for the Command design pattern to allow clients to concentrate on
> their business logic and let hector take care of the required plumbing.

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