Apache Cassandra was initially released in 2008 by the Apache Software Foundation. It is a free, open-source, NoSQL type database management system that is designed to address large amounts of information that can be shared across multiple servers and, it provides high availability, so it eliminates the single point of failure issues! It has excellent fault tolerances when operating on basic hardware or in a larger cloud infrastructure. It is used by high-profile companies like Constant Contact, CERN, Comcast, eBay, GitHub, GoDaddy, Hulu, Instagram, Intuit, Netflix, Reddit, The Weather Channel and a multitude of other business concerns. They selected to use Cassandra as it’s a wise choice to host your decentralized, NoSQL database solution.