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From Dikang Gu <dikan...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [RELEASE] 0.8.0
Date Fri, 03 Jun 2011 02:59:17 GMT
 Great! Congratulations!

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Dikang Gu
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On Friday, June 3, 2011 at 10:06 AM, aaron morton wrote: 
> Big thanks to all the contributors and committers :)
> 
> A
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> Aaron Morton
> Freelance Cassandra Developer
> @aaronmorton
> http://www.thelastpickle.com
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> On 3 Jun 2011, at 11:48, Joseph Stein wrote:
> > Awesome!
> > 
> > On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 7:36 PM, Eric Evans <eevans@rackspace.com> wrote:
> > > 
> > >  I am very pleased to announce the official release of Cassandra 0.8.0.
> > > 
> > >  If you haven't been paying attention to this release, this is your last
> > >  chance, because by this time tomorrow all your friends are going to be
> > >  raving, and you don't want to look silly.
> > > 
> > >  So why am I resorting to hyperbole? Well, for one because this is the
> > >  release that debuts the Cassandra Query Language (CQL). In one fell
> > >  swoop Cassandra has become more than NoSQL, it's MoSQL.
> > > 
> > >  Cassandra also has distributed counters now. With counters, you can
> > >  count stuff, and counting stuff rocks.
> > > 
> > >  A kickass use-case for Cassandra is spanning data-centers for
> > >  fault-tolerance and locality, but doing so has always meant sending data
> > >  in the clear, or tunneling over a VPN.  New for 0.8.0, encryption of
> > >  intranode traffic.
> > > 
> > >  If you're not motivated to go upgrade your clusters right now, you're
> > >  either not easily impressed, or you're very lazy. If it's the latter,
> > >  would it help knowing that rolling upgrades between releases is now
> > >  supported? Yeah. You can upgrade your 0.7 cluster to 0.8 without
> > >  shutting it down.
> > > 
> > >  You see what I mean? Then go read the release notes[1] to learn about
> > >  the full range of awesomeness, then grab a copy[2] and become a
> > >  (fashionably )early adopter.
> > > 
> > >  Drivers for CQL are available in Python[3], Java[3], and Node.js[4].
> > > 
> > >  As usual, a Debian package is available from the project's APT
> > >  repository[5].
> > > 
> > >  Enjoy!
> > > 
> > > 
> > >  [1]: http://goo.gl/CrJqJ (NEWS.txt)
> > >  [2]: http://cassandra.debian.org/download
> > >  [3]: http://www.apache.org/dist/cassandra/drivers
> > >  [4]: https://github.com/racker/node-cassandra-client
> > >  [5]: http://wiki.apache.org/cassandra/DebianPackaging
> > > 
> > >  --
> > >  Eric Evans
> > > eevans@rackspace.com
> > > 
> > > 
> > 
> > 
> > -- 
> > 
> > /*
> > Joe Stein
> > http://www.linkedin.com/in/charmalloc
> > Twitter: @allthingshadoop
> > */
> > 
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