Cassaforte is a Clojure client for Apache Cassandra 1.2+. It is built around CQL 3 and focuses on ease of use. You will likely find that using Cassandra from Clojure has never been so easy.

1.3.0-beta5 is a milestone release that upgrades Cassandra Java driver and introduces a minor feature.

Changes between 1.3.0-beta2 and 1.3.0-beta5

Cassandra Java Driver Update

Cassandra Java driver has been updated to 2.0.0-rc2.

UUID Generation Helpers

clojurewerkz.cassaforte.uuids is a new namespace that provides UUID generation helpers:

(require '[clojurewerkz.cassaforte.uuids :as uuids])

;= #uuid "d43fdc16-a9c3-4d0f-8809-512115289537"

;= #uuid "90cf6f40-4584-11e3-90c2-65c7571b1a52"

(uuids/unix-timestamp (uuids/time-based))
;= 1383592179743

(u/start-of (u/unix-timestamp (u/time-based)))
;= #uuid "ad1fd130-4584-11e3-8080-808080808080"

(u/end-of (u/unix-timestamp (u/time-based)))
;= #uuid "b31abb3f-4584-11e3-7f7f-7f7f7f7f7f7f"

Full change log is available on GitHub.

Cassaforte is a ClojureWerkz Project

Cassaforte is part of the group of libraries known as ClojureWerkz, together with

  • Langohr, a Clojure client for RabbitMQ that embraces the AMQP 0.9.1 model
  • Monger, a Clojure MongoDB client for a more civilized age
  • Elastisch, a minimalistic Clojure client for ElasticSearch
  • EEP, a Clojure library for stream (event) processing
  • Neocons, a Clojure client for the Neo4J REST API
  • Quartzite, a powerful scheduling library

and several others. If you like Cassaforte, you may also like our other projects.

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About the Author

Michael on behalf of the ClojureWerkz Team.