Aegisthus has been archived and will receive no further updates.


A Bulk Data Pipeline out of Cassandra. Aegisthus implements a reader for the SSTable format and provides a map/reduce program to create a compacted snapshot of the data contained in a column family.


Aegisthus is built via Gradle ( To build from the command line: ./gradlew build


Please see the wiki or checkout the scripts directory to use our sstable2json wrapper for individual sstables.


To run the included tests from the command line: ./gradlew build



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