The Apache Cassandra Storage Engine

A session at NoSQL matters 2012

Tuesday 29th May, 2012

2:45pm to 3:30pm (CET)

Apache Cassandra is a distributed database built to handle massive amounts of data on large clusters of commodity servers. This talk will present the storage engine at the core of Cassandra, motivating the use of a structure similar to a Log-Structured Merge Tree rather than of a usual B-Tree and its implications for the data model. We will also introduce most of the current features of that engine (secondary indexes, integrated caching, TTL etc.) including recent developments introduced in Cassandra 1.0 like compression/checksumming and the new leveled compaction.

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Sylvain Lebresne

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Time 2:45pm3:30pm CET

Date Tue 29th May 2012



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