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From Michael Kjellman <>
Subject Re: Java high-level client
Date Tue, 27 Nov 2012 16:10:58 GMT
Netflix has a great client

On 11/27/12 7:40 AM, "Peter Lin" <> wrote:

>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 require an outdated Thrift version.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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