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Eben Hewitt is Director of Application Architecture at a publicly traded company where he is responsible for the design of their mission-critical, global-scale web, mobile and SOA integration projects. He has written several programming books, including Java SOA Cookbook (O'Reilly).
1. Out of date.
2. Nearly useless if you are looking at it from the perspective of an application developer who needs to interact with it as a data store. Read more
The book is old (late 2010) so you have to be careful as using it out of the box without checking online what has changed since. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Rodrigo A. Bartels
It's as technical as any geek who wants to get to learn Cassandra and have an extended guide would desire.Published 17 months ago by Cristina
Writer is a PM, not a tech guy. I could not trust the contents in the book, and there were no real examples to show the subtleties of cassandra. Read morePublished 18 months ago by S. Wang
This book has good material, but getting old fast, and it was not well written.
It uses terms without prior definition, it speaks only from the framework of "I already know... Read more
I will be giving a huge presentation on all the NoSQL Databases for the IndianaJUG group in January. Read morePublished on September 24, 2011 by Tom Hunter
Original review written by Roberto Bentivoglio, JUG Lugano, [...]
Cassandra is one of the most famous NoSQL database. Read more
In general I liked the book though some sections could be better and let's start with them. Section with code are not very good because version used is already old and byte arrays... Read morePublished on April 24, 2011 by Irakli Kobiashvili
Cassandra: The Definitive Guide is one of the few in-depth books available on Cassandra at the moment. Read morePublished on February 20, 2011 by John Brady