DataStax Takes Aim at Oracle as Cassandra Summit Kicks Off

By Andrew Llavore - June 11, 2013

The traditional database world is under more fire this week as the Cassandra Summit kicks off in San Francisco. Oracle, the poster child for the traditional database, was the target of choice when Apache Cassandra database vendor, DataStax released news dissing the entrenched database giant. According to DataStax, three companies are stepping forward to publicly discuss their respective decisions to augment, and even (partly) scrap their traditional Oracle databases in favor of the Apache Cassandra NoSQL database platform.

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