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From aaron morton <>
Subject Re: C language - cassandra
Date Fri, 17 May 2013 18:56:08 GMT
	Could you update this page with your client library ?


Aaron Morton
Freelance Cassandra Consultant
New Zealand


On 18/05/2013, at 6:00 AM, Mina Naguib <> wrote:

> Hi Apostolis
> I'm the author of libcassie, a C library for cassandra that wraps the C++ libcassandra
> It's in use in production where I work, however it has not received much traction elsewhere
as far as I know.  You can get it here:
> It has not been updated for a while (for example no CQL support, no pooling support).
 I've been waiting for either the thrift C-glibc interface to mature, or the thriftless-CQL-binary
protocol to mature, before putting effort into updating/rewriting it.  It might however satisfy
your needs with its current functionality.
> On 2013-05-17, at 10:42 AM, Apostolis Xekoukoulotakis <> wrote:
>> Hello, new here, What are my options in using cassandra from a program written in
>> A)
>> Thrift has no documentation, so it will take me time to understand.
>> Thrift also doesnt have a balancing pool, asking different nodes every time, which
is a big problem.
>> B)
>> Should I use the hector (java) client and then send the data to my program with my
own protocol? 
>> Seems a lot of unnecessary work.
>> Any other suggestions?
>> -- 
>> Sincerely yours, 
>>      Apostolis Xekoukoulotakis

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