Apache Cassandra v2.1 Released
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The 2014 Cassandra Summit went on for the last two days. You may have been there if you're a hardcore Cassandra fan, given the fact that it is the "world's largest gathering of Cassandra developers," as you can see:
(via Apache Cassandra)
This year's event, though, also marked the release of Cassandra v2.1. According to Apache's press release, v2.1 should bring 50% better performance compared to 2.0 (says Jonathan Ellis), as well as a handful of new features described by Duyhai Doan, such as CQL3 tuple and user defined type (UDT).
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