Apache Cassandra implements the “NoSQL” concept. It was developed at Facebook to power their Inbox Search feature, and it became an Apache open source project. Twitter, Digg, Reddit and quite a few others started using it

Cassandra exposes a number of management operations via Java Management Extensions (JMX). Java Management Extensions (JMX) is a Java technology that supplies tools for managing and monitoring Java applications and services. Any statistic or operation that a Java application has exposed as an MBean can then be monitored or manipulated using JMX.

Let's go inside the nodetool utility and discover how we can extend it. Read more...