Cassandra and Hadoop-Strange Bedfellows or a Match Made in Heaven?

By Andrew Llavore - June 8, 2011

Both HBase and Cassandra can deal with large data sets, and provide high transaction rates and low latency lookups. Both allow map-reduce processing to be run against the database when aggregation or parallel processing is required. Why then, would a merge of Cassandra and Hadoop be a superior solution?

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