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Apache Delivers Cassandra 2.0 Open-Source NoSQL Database

The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has announced the availability of Apache Cassandra v2.0, the latest version of the highly-scalable, NoSQL big data distributed database.

Apache Cassandra powers massive data sets quickly and reliably without compromising performance, whether running in the cloud or partially on-premise in a hybrid data store, ASF officials said.

New features in Apache Cassandra v2.0 include lightweight transactions, triggers, and CQL (Cassandra Query Language) enhancements that increase productivity in creating modern, data-driven applications.

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