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From Jeremiah D Jordan <jeremiah.jor...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [RELEASE] Apache Cassandra 2.0 released
Date Tue, 03 Sep 2013 20:16:51 GMT
Thanks for everyone's work on this release!

-Jeremiah

On Sep 3, 2013, at 8:48 AM, Sylvain Lebresne <sylvain@datastax.com> wrote:

> The Cassandra team is very pleased to announce the release of Apache Cassandra
> version 2.0.0. Cassandra 2.0.0 is a new major release that adds numerous
> improvements[1,2], including:
>   - Lightweight transactions[4] that offers linearizable consistency.
>   - Experimental Triggers Support[5].
>   - Numerous enhancements to CQL as well as a new and better version of the
>     native protocol[6].
>   - Compaction improvements[7] (including a hybrid strategy that combines 
>     leveled and size-tiered compaction).
>   - A new faster Thrift Server implementation based on LMAX Disruptor[8].
>   - Eager retries: avoids query timeout by sending data requests to other
>     replicas if too much time passes on the original request.
> 
> See the full changelog[1] for more and please make sure to check the release
> notes[2] for upgrading details.
> 
> Both source and binary distributions of Cassandra 2.0.0 can be downloaded at:
> 
>  http://cassandra.apache.org/download/
> 
> As usual, a debian package is available from the project APT repository[3]
> (you will need to use the 20x series).
> 
> The Cassandra team
> 
> [1]: http://goo.gl/zU4sWv (CHANGES.txt)
> [2]: http://goo.gl/MrR6Qn (NEWS.txt)
> [3]: http://wiki.apache.org/cassandra/DebianPackaging
> [4]: http://www.datastax.com/dev/blog/lightweight-transactions-in-cassandra-2-0
> [5]: http://www.datastax.com/dev/blog/whats-new-in-cassandra-2-0-prototype-triggers-support
> [6]: http://www.datastax.com/dev/blog/cql-in-cassandra-2-0
> [7]: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CASSANDRA-5371
> [8]: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CASSANDRA-5582
> 


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