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Constant Contact

By Andrew Llavore - August 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

View a video with Dave Connors, Constant Contact’s VP of Operations, talking about their use case here: Part 1 and Part 2 Constant Contact’s Social Media feature uses Cassandra and helped them deploy the app in 3 months for $250k, compared to 9 months for $2.5 million if they used a traditional RDBMS.

Dachis Group

By Andrew Llavore - August 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

View Jeremy Hanna from Dachis Group’s presentation: Using Pig alongside Cassandra from Cassandra SF (Slides and HD Video) The Dachis Group built and maintain a storage and analytics engine with Cassandra and Hadoop


By Andrew Llavore - August 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Despegar uses Cassandra to storage user sessions for its hotel booking site, and also as a persistent cache of flight itineraries

How to Boost Your Hadoop Performance With Brisk

By Andrew Llavore - August 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

The discussion of big data technology can often be split into one side or another: the realtime capabilities of databases that often have to organize records at sub-second speeds, or the analytical capabilities of databases that have to comprehensively search those same records at the same level of speed.