Oracle’s recent fiscal Q4 miss, which boiled down to an eight percent license revenue shortfall was, “the largest we’ve seen in memory and is surprising,” said Citigroup’s Walter Pritchard.
This example demonstrates best practices for the creation of a robust, linear scalable inventory management system built using distributed systems. Both robustness and scalability are achieved by avoiding shared mutable state.
About a month ago, End Point published a NoSQL database benchmark between Cassandra, MongoDB, HBase, and Couchbase. As we reviewed the configuration details, we discovered two errors had been made in configuring Cassandra and HBase.
If you’ve been paying attention to recent press announcements , you’ve no doubt seen a flurry of benchmark press releases from various NoSQL companies.
One of the great things about open source software is also one of its shortcomings. On the one hand, no development or distribution model ensures faster time to market and ‘reach’ for software than open source.
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.
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.