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.
The feature will also be limited to working with the Oracle NoSQL Database, whitch is the other software component in the Oracle Big Data Appliance bundle.
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.
As you can imagine, we get questions all the time from technology professionals (business and pure tech) about how to make the move from an RDBMS to a NoSQL solution like Cassandra and DataStax Enterprise.
This article is one in a series of quick-hit interviews with companies using Apache Cassandra and DataStax Enterprise for key parts of their business.
The Apache Software Foundation recently announced a significant milestone: Apache Cassandra – the always-on, massively scalable open source NoSQL database – just turned five years old!