While Hadoop has been getting the elephant’s share of attention recently in NoSQL database circles, Cassandra database vendor, DataStax, has been dutifully squirrelling away at their own plans, which it was revealed this morning will be fueled by a $45 million dollar series D funding round.
DataStax, a next-generation database startup that’s making noise about stealing customers from Oracle (NSDQ:ORCL), announced a $45 million series D funding round Tuesday and is preparing to go public.
This blog features a mini interview-cum-discussion-cum-‘fireside chat’ with Jonathan Ellis, who is CTO at DataStax and, indeed, the current Apache Cassandra project chair.
Larry Ellison probably won’t be celebrating Apache Cassandra’s fifth birthday today.
DataStax, the major commercial entity behind the Apache Cassandra wide column store NoSQL database, is today announcing version 3.1 of its DataStax Enterprise distribution.
Is the NoSQL database trend a threat to Oracle (ORCL)?
Oracle is under attack in virtually all of its markets.
The biggest companies in the world keep their most valuable data in Oracle databases but there’s a new kind of database, known as noSQL, that has slowly become a threat.