Jonathan Ellis, CTO of DataStax and project chair for Apache Cassandra, keynoted at Cassandra SF 2011. Major accomplishments for the project in the last year include better support for multi-data center deployments, optimized read performance, included integrated caching and improved client APIs including a SQL-like language CQL.
Last week, in a piece from our friends at GigaOM, Database Grandpoobah Mike Stonebraker announced that Facebook’s continued dependance on MySQL was “a fate worse than death,” insisting that the social network’s only route to salvation is to “bite the bullet and rewrite everything.”
One of the key, driving changes to IT infrastructure today is the exponential growth in the areas of data, storage, processing power and bandwidth utilization.
Industry Veterans Strengthen Engineering and Product Management Teams. Also announces key updates to flagship DataStax OpsCenter for Apache Cassandra™ and Hadoop BURLINGAME, Calif.