The Cassandra team is pleased to announce the release of the third beta for
the future Apache Cassandra 1.2.0.

Let me first stress that this is beta software and as such is *not* ready for
production use.

This release is still beta and as such may contain bugs. Any help testing
this beta would be gladely appreciated and if you were to encounter any problem
during your testing, please report[3,4] them. Be sure to a look at the change
log[1] and the release notes[2] to see where Cassandra 1.2 differs from the
previous series.

Apache Cassandra 1.2.0-beta3[5] is available as usual from the cassandra
website ( and a debian package is
available using the 12x branch (see

Thank you for your help in testing and have fun with it.

[1]: (CHANGES.txt)
[2]: (NEWS.txt)