Apache Cassandra Soon To Be A Top-Level Project?
The Apache Incubator Board have recently held a vote to make Apache Cassandra a top-level project. The vote was passed with thirteen in favour of submitting a proposal for graduation to the Apache board.
NoSQL-style data store Cassandra is an open source database management system, initially developed for Facebook and running on Amazon's Dynamo infrastructure and the data model from Google's BigTable. Cassandra provides a ColumnFamily-based data model and horizontal scalability.
More information about Apache Cassandra can be accessed at the project website.