NoSQL - The New Shoe
When NoSQL first came on the scene, it was touted by many as the new kind of data store that solved many of the problems that RDBMS couldn't. We had shoehorned RDBMS solutions into problems they were unsuitable to address, and here was an alternative that could help us out. Many years have passed, and I'm concerned that all we've achieved is changing our shoe... with the shoehorn still firmly in hand!
Dropwizard Cassandra now supports Dropwizard 0.8
The latest upgrade to
dropwizard-cassandra includes support for Dropwizard 0.8 as well as some new configuration exposed by the latest Cassandra driver for heartbeats.
The Temporary Solution Fallacy
Temporary solutions are a myth. They don't exist. The sooner we can rid ourselves of this idea, the better our software will become.
dropwizard-cassandra now supports Cassandra 2.1
Details of the latest changes in
dropwizard-cassandra, including support for Cassandra 2.1 and a new versioning scheme