An interesting article recently appeared in the Wall Street Journal that described a couple of studies conducted by Thomas Davenport, a professor at Babson college, on why large modern businesses are using big data software from software vendors vs.
A major iceberg that sits waiting to crash into many data-driven online applications is running out of capacity. Sometimes it happens during an initial app launch (e.g.
IDC’s recent study on Enterprise Hadoop deployments revealed an interesting side fact: NoSQL databases are beginning to motor past RDBMS MPP/columnar databases in usage.
We just passed the sad anniversary of superstorm Sandy, which devastated many lives and businesses one year ago. Watching news interviews with those who recount their experience with the storm leaves you with a very sobering feeling indeed.
Sometimes in life you get what you pay for, but other times you’re able to get a lot for free. Especially when you come to DataStax.
Sean Doherty’s recent article in Wired made a case for why relational databases may still have long life left in them, while at the same time asserting that NoSQL databases might not.