During this second quarter of 2010, I added a number of Cassandra related packages to the pkgsrc package collection. They will appear in the next quarterly branches. The following packages have been added:
Apache Cassandra is a next generation, No-SQL, non-relational distributed database. Unlike SQL databases, it behaves more like a key-value store and can store nested data structures. Cassandra is already in use by a number of large web sites, and has clients for a number of programming languages, like the ones mentioned above.