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.
Aeris Communications Inc. uses Apache Cassandra to gather data and analyze it in ways in which relational technology cannot deliver.
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.
We are in a radically connected, data-driven, digital world — where everything is always-on and moves at the speed of “now.” Relational database management systems (RDBMS) fail to meet the needs of modern applications where engaging customers like never before, and quickly responding to every request at anytime, on any device is the order of the day.