DataStax is both an open source and commercial software company. The enterprise market that DataStax serves commercially overlaps with, but is distinct from, the open source Cassandra community, and the way we develop and release software reflects that difference.
Nearly every web, mobile and Internet-of-Things (IoT) application has search functionality that helps its users locate the information they want. Whether it’s a retail web application that smartly guides its user through their buying decision process or a mobile entertainment app that seems to know what each particular user wants, search technology is behind the scenes, personalizing every experience.
A recent article in eWEEK showcased the NoSQL views of Oracle’s executive vice president for Database Server Technologies, Andy Mendelsohn. As someone who has worked with RDBMS’s (especially Oracle) for a very long time and is now deeply involved with NoSQL, I wanted to provide some perspective and respectful corrections on a few of the comments Mr.