Media praise for Cassandra: The Definitive Guide

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"...the book is an excellent guide for the “care and feeding” of your Cassandra nodes and clusters."
-- Rudy Jahchan, Carbon Five Community

"This guide... provides valuable information on developing mission-critical, data-intensive applications that thrive in a highly scalable distributed database structure, namely Apache Cassandra."
-- Michael Kleper, The Kleper Report on Digital Publishing

"I have been into RDBMS for a long time. Recently I observed a lot of buzz around NoSQL databases. I initially thought them as 'No' SQL databases. A few blogs on the web corrected me : NoSQL stands for "not-only SQL'. There are lot of NoSQL databases : Cassandra,… " Full Review >
-- Abirami Sivaramakrishnan, saadhana.posterous.com

"Cassandra: The Definitive Guide is one of the few in-depth books available on Cassandra at the moment.  For that reason, it’s a good purchase in e-book format for those interested in Cassandra, and it provides a decent introduction to the approach to data used in the product.  I would not… " Full Review >
-- John Brady, www.jfbrady.com/blog/

"The Apache Cassandra Project develops a highly scalable second-generation distributed database, bringing together Dynamo's fully distributed design and Bigtable's ColumnFamily-based data model.Apache Cassandra is a free, open source, distributed data storage system that differs sharply from relational database management systems. If you are:• A developer working with large-scale, high-volume websites,… " Full Review >
-- Surachart Opun, surachartopun.com