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DataStax Combines Security with NoSQL Big Data

By Andrew Llavore - January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Two major trends have emerged in the Big Data channel in recent months: First, NoSQL is becoming an increasingly popular database choice, and second, commitment to security is finally catching up with the drive to build Big Data infrastructures as quickly as possible.

DataStax 1.2 on Windows: A guided tour

By Andrew Llavore - January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Cassandra is a major wide column store NoSQL database. It’s popular in standalone form, and can be used with Hadoop to perform MapReduce analyses on Cassandra column families (tables).

13 Big Data Vendors To Watch In 2013

By Andrew Llavore - December 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Apache Cassandra is an open-source, column-group style NoSQL database that was developed by Facebook and inspired by Amazon’s Dynamo database.

Top 3 Enterprise Ecommerce Player eBay Use That SMB Ecommerce Owners Shop Emulate

By Andrew Llavore - December 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

To accommodate eBay’s explosive data growth— its data centers perform hundreds of millions of reads and writes each day—and the increasing demand to process data at blistering speeds, eBay needed a solution that did not have the typical bottlenecks, scalability issues and transactional constraints associated with common relational database approaches.