First at all, it is backed by Netflix. They used it production for long time, so it is pretty solid. Also they have nice tool (Priam) which makes cassandra cloud (AWS) friendly. This is important for us.

Andrey 


On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 11:53 AM, Wei Zhu <wz1975@yahoo.com> wrote:
We are using Hector now. What is the major advantage of astyanax over Hector?

Thanks.
-Wei


From: Andrey Ilinykh <ailinykh@gmail.com>
To: user@cassandra.apache.org
Sent: Wednesday, November 28, 2012 9:37 AM

Subject: Re: Java high-level client

+1


On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 10:10 AM, Michael Kjellman <mkjellman@barracuda.com> wrote:
Netflix has a great client

https://github.com/Netflix/astyanax