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New Cassandra Resources Available

By Robin Schumacher - October 27, 2011 | 1 Comment

When I was first approached about coming to work at DataStax, I did what every person does who’s considering a move: do research on the products/market you’re considering putting your time and energies into.

Welcome to Cassandra 1.0 and Enterprise-Class NoSQL

By Robin Schumacher - October 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

We’re pleased to announce that Cassandra 1.0 is now available! DataStax’s talented engineering staff along with other developers in the Cassandra community have worked hard to deliver not only a post-relational database platform that is ready for the enterprise where features and functionality are concerned, but also one that is dramatically easier to use than previous versions.

The Straight Scoop

By Robin Schumacher - September 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

There’s so much Internet FUD out there about NoSQL databases like Cassandra not being ‘safe’ for data because of a supposed lack of support for strong data consistency.