Added new CfDef features into API including compression, compaction, etc.
…URL. leave cassandra version at 1.0.0-rc2
…pency versions to parent pom exluce thrift servlet and http client dependencies remove Avro classes and dependency remove dependency on org.cliffc.high_scale_lib, ConcurrentHashMap is good enough add *.swp to git ignore
…CqlQueryTest (need to go verify if this is what C* team intended?)
…erit when building a war file
see https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CASSANDRA-2311 requires an update to cassandra-0.8.0-rc1
…628) object-mapper tests still fail because schema can no longer be defined in cassandra.yaml (see cassandra/conf/schema-sample.txt)