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From Peter Lin <wool...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ANN] SparkSQL support for Cassandra with Calliope
Date Fri, 03 Oct 2014 18:29:14 GMT
it's nice to see spark + cassandra work

This give users an alternative to CQL that has more SQL functionality

On Fri, Oct 3, 2014 at 2:16 PM, Rohit Rai <rohit@tuplejump.com> wrote:

> Hi All,
>
> An year ago we started this journey and laid the path for Spark +
> Cassandra stack. We established the ground work and direction for Spark
> Cassandra connectors and we have been happy seeing the results.
>
> With Spark 1.1.0 and SparkSQL release, we its time to take Calliope
> <http://tuplejump.github.io/calliope/> to the logical next level also
> paving the way for much more advanced functionality to come.
>
> Yesterday we released Calliope 1.1.0 Community Tech Preview
> <https://twitter.com/tuplejump/status/517739186124627968>, which brings
> Native SparkSQL support for Cassandra. The further details are available
> here <http://tuplejump.github.io/calliope/tech-preview.html>.
>
> This release showcases in core spark-sql
> <http://tuplejump.github.io/calliope/start-with-sql.html>, hiveql
> <http://tuplejump.github.io/calliope/start-with-hive.html> and
> HiveThriftServer
> <http://tuplejump.github.io/calliope/calliope-server.html> support.
>
> I differentiate it as "native" spark-sql integration as it doesn't rely on
> Cassandra's hive connectors (like Cash or DSE) and saves a level of
> indirection through Hive.
>
> It also allows us to harness Spark's analyzer and optimizer in future to
> work out the best execution plan targeting a balance between Cassandra's
> querying restrictions and Sparks in memory processing.
>
> As far as we know this it the first and only third party data store
> connector for SparkSQL. This is a CTP release as it relies on Spark
> internals that still don't have/stabilized a developer API and we will work
> with the Spark Community in documenting the requirements and working
> towards a standard and stable API for third party data store integration.
>
> On another note, we no longer require you to signup to access the early
> access code repository.
>
> Inviting all of you try it and give us your valuable feedback.
>
> Regards,
>
> Rohit
> *Founder & CEO, **Tuplejump, Inc.*
> ____________________________
> www.tuplejump.com
> *The Data Engineering Platform*
>

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