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From Jonathan Ellis <jbel...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Contribution: Native REST Layer for Cassandra
Date Tue, 18 Oct 2011 21:15:01 GMT
Thanks Brian, we'll have a look on Jira.

On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 3:21 PM, Brian O'Neill <bone@alumni.brown.edu> wrote:
> Jeremy/Jonathan,
>
> When you finish celebrating the 1.0 release, I just submitted a native rest
> layer for Cassandra.
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CASSANDRA-3380
>
> It uses JAX-RS and Apache CXF supporting the following operations (JSON over
> HTTP):
>
>
>   - Create keyspace
>   - Drop keyspace
>   - Create column family
>   - Drop column family
>   - Insert row
>   - Fetch row
>   - Delete row
>   - Insert column
>   - Fetch column
>   - Delete column
>
> This is a new module under contrib/rest. It builds using ant and ivy.  I
> also included a maven pom.xml file that makes it easier to get setup in
> Eclipse for those that use m2eclipse.  You start the server with
> bin/rest_cassandra.  After that, you can issue all commands over HTTP on
> port 8080.  I included example curl commands in the README.txt.  There are
> junit tests that provide good code coverage of the JSON marshalling, the
> system and data operations as well as the REST layer.
>
> Let me know if you have any trouble building / using it.  In the meantime,
> I'll start work on some additional todo's. Specifically we should add:
> - Better exception handling
> - Host/Port configuration
> - Security
> - XML support
> - Binary object / Byte support (assumes String's right now)
>
> (kudos to Gary Dusbabek for the initial thought to implement this as a
> native layer)
>
> all the best,
> brian
>
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> Brian ONeill
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>



-- 
Jonathan Ellis
Project Chair, Apache Cassandra
co-founder of DataStax, the source for professional Cassandra support
http://www.datastax.com

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