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From Timmy Turner <timm.t...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Datastax Java Driver
Date Tue, 20 Nov 2012 00:19:52 GMT
Why is this being released as a separate project, instead of being bundled
up with Cassandra? Is it not a part of Cassandra?


2012/11/19 John Sanda <john.sanda@gmail.com>

> Fantastic! As for the object mapping API, has there been any
> discussion/consideration of http://www.hibernate.org/subprojects/ogm.html?
>
>
> On Mon, Nov 19, 2012 at 1:50 PM, Sylvain Lebresne <sylvain@datastax.com>wrote:
>
>> Everyone,
>>
>> We've just open-sourced a new Java driver we have been working on here at
>> DataStax. This driver is CQL3 only and is built to use the new binary
>> protocol
>> that will be introduced with Cassandra 1.2. It will thus only work with
>> Cassandra 1.2 onwards. Currently, it means that testing it requires
>> 1.2.0-beta2. This is also alpha software at this point. You are welcome
>> to try
>> and play with it and we would very much welcome feedback, but be sure that
>> break, it will. The driver is accessible at:
>>   http://github.com/datastax/java-driver
>>
>> Today we're open-sourcing the core part of this driver. This main goal of
>> this
>> core module is to handle connections to the Cassandra cluster with all the
>> features that one would expect. The currently supported features are:
>>   - Asynchronous: the driver uses the new CQL binary protocol asynchronous
>>     capabilities.
>>   - Nodes discovery.
>>   - Configurable load balancing/routing.
>>   - Transparent fail-over.
>>   - C* tracing handling.
>>   - Convenient schema access.
>>   - Configurable retry policy.
>>
>> This core module provides a simple low-level API (that works directly with
>> query strings). We plan to release a higher-level, thin object mapping API
>> based on top of this core shortly.
>>
>> Please refer to the project README for more information.
>>
>> --
>> The DataStax Team
>>
>
>
>
> --
>
> - John
>

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