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From Peter Lin <>
Subject Re: Java high-level client
Date Tue, 27 Nov 2012 15:40:26 GMT
I use hector-client master, which is pretty stable right now.

It uses the latest thrift, so you can use hector with thrift 0.9.0.
That's assuming you don't mind using the active development branch.

On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 10:36 AM, Carsten Schnober
<> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm aware that this has been a frequent question, but answers are still
> hard to find: what's an appropriate Java high-level client?
> I actually believe that the lack of a single maintained Java API that is
> packaged with Cassandra is quite an issue. The way the situation is
> right now, new users have to pick more or less randomly one of the
> available options from the Cassandra Wiki and find a suitable solution
> for their individual requirements through trial implementations. This
> can cause and lot of wasted time (and frustration).
> Personally, I've played with Hector before figuring out that it seems to
> require an outdated Thrift version. Downgrading to Thrift 0.6 is not an
> option for me though because I use Thrift 0.9.0 in other classes of the
> same project.
> So I've had a look at Kundera and at Easy-Cassandra. Both seem to lack a
> real documentation beyond the examples available in their Github
> repositories, right?
> Can more experienced users recommend either one of the two or some of
> the other options listed at the Cassandra Wiki? I know that this
> strongly depends on individual requirements, but all I need are simple
> requests for very basic queries. So I would like to emphasize the
> importance a clear documentation and a stable and well-maintained API.
> Any hints?
> Thanks!
> Carsten
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