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Cassandra Design Patterns by Sanjay Sharma

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Chapter 4. Core Cassandra Patterns

We will continue our journey in understanding technical use cases and how Cassandra solves the following problems:

  • Highly available store
  • Time series analytics
  • Atomic distributed counter service

Pattern name – Highly available store

Building highly available applications has always been a challenge for both the hardware and the software world. This high availability refers to seamless end user experience even if the underlying application fails. This is usually achieved by transparently passing user access to a standby application providing the same service. Let us learn how Cassandra can enable you to build such highly available applications in this pattern.

Problem/Intent

Which data store should we use such that it ...

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