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From Roshan Dawrani <roshandawr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ANN] Usergrid, Open Source Mobile Data Platform built on Cassandra
Date Mon, 03 Oct 2011 15:44:44 GMT
This should be quite helpful as a reference. Thanks!

On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 9:03 PM, Ed Anuff <ed@anuff.com> wrote:

> I made mention of this during my presentation at the Cassandra Summit
> back in July, but we're finally ready to release the source for
> Usergrid.  This is a mobile platform stack built on top of Cassandra
> and using Hector and we're making the full source code available on
> GitHub.  We'll be offering it as a cloud service as well, but we
> wanted to follow the WordPress model of having both self-hosted and
> self-serve options.
>
> Usergrid provides a bunch of cool features like activity streams, user
> management, and counter-based analytics as well as providing a very
> high-level fully indexed JSON-based data model via a REST API, so that
> you can unlock a lot of the power of Cassandra directly from
> Javascript.  It's meant for mobile app developers who really want to
> just focus on their front-end development.  Particularly cool is the
> double-clickable launcher app that fires up an embedded Cassandra
> server and makes running all this on your desktop a piece of cake.
>
> Our blog is at: http://blog.usergrid.com
>
> The code is up at: http://github.com/usergrid/stack
>
> Documentation is at: http://usergrid.github.com/docs
>
> Main website is: http://www.usergrid.com
>
> There's a mailing list set up for discussion at:
> http://groups.google.com/group/usergrid-user
>
> It's still a work-in-progress and there's a lot in there that still
> needs to be documented.
>
> Hope you'll check it out and find it interesting.  Even if it's not
> something you'd have use of yourself, please forward this on to people
> you know who are trying to build data-rich mobile apps.
>
> Thanks
>
> Ed
>



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