Netflix, Openwave Messaging and Ooyala have migrated from Oracle to an enterprise edition of Apache Cassandra. DataStax CEO Billy Bosworth argues more companies and developers will follow.
Startups that got funding a couple of years ago are starting to get some serious momentum. Others are still in stealth mode, busily putting the finishing touches on potentially game changing tech.
The amount of data being generated in the healthcare industry is staggering. The numbers for just one organization, HealthCare Anytime, demonstrates how critical it is to have a management system that can handle the ever-increasing volume.
Technology and football. These have been the twin faces of Billy Bosworth’s life, CEO of DataStax, a data platform that competes with the likes of Oracle and counts Netflix among its major clients.
Netflix is the big Kahuna of a Web media businesses, with 33 million subscribers in more than 40 countries. As Netflix’s “watch now” streaming service has grown, the company has had to rethink its data and storage strategies to cope with ballooning workloads managed in the cloud.
We recently had a conversation with DataStax regarding their DataStax Enterprise product, which got us to thinking a little about the nature of Big Data and Cloud.
Netflix, the popular video-streaming service that takes up a third of all internet traffic during peak traffic hours isn’t just the single largest internet traffic service.
House of Cards, staring Kevin Spacey, is the first major TV show to completely bypass the usual television ecosystem of networks and cable operators and premier on the streaming service Netflix.
I met up with DataStax earlier this week, a company building a business around the Apache-licensed Cassandra key value store. the company is very bullish about the European market for non relational database technology generally, and Cassandra specifically.