We’re thrilled today to announce our acquisition of Aurelius, the company behind the distributed graph database Titan. We’re excited to have the very talented people at Aurelius who are passionate about graph now working with our DataStax team who are equally passionate about Cassandra.
We’re pleased to announce DataStax Enterprise (DSE) 4.6, a new release of our production-certified distributed database platform powered by Apache Cassandra, and OpsCenter 5.1, an important new version of our visual management and monitoring solution.
Gartner Inc., the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company recently named DataStax a Visionary in its 2014 Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems, which is considered to be the definitive source for competitive database comparisons in the industry.
When I first joined DataStax about 3 years ago, most of the technical crowd I talked to on the customer side were developers and architects who were implementing cutting-edge systems.
While the cover story of Time Magazine’s September 22nd edition, entitled “Never Offline”, focused on the announcement of Apple’s watch, it was hard to miss the underlying theme of how far wearables and other Internet-of-things (IOT) applications have taken us where constantly having access to the data that powers our lives is concerned.
The only bad thing about attending a Cassandra Summit is that you can’t be in more than one place at a time.
In its latest reader’s choice awards, Database Trends readers named Cassandra and DataStax as the best big data solution in the market.
Every year we do our best to reach out individually and globally to all of you who are using Cassandra and DataStax software to see how we can better serve you.
During a conversation I was having the other day with an industry analyst about NoSQL, he asked me why Oracle RAC couldn’t be used for many of the customer applications that use DataStax Enterprise, which is built on Cassandra.