DataStax, a commercial distributor of the Apache Cassandra NoSQL database is reflecting on the past year.
Cassandra in the NoSQL movement has not enjoyed the hype of let’s say…Mongo, but I view that as a good thing.
During the recent round of NoSQL Road Show events it has emerged that this description could be taken to suggest that NewSQL products are able to provide consistency, availability and partition tolerance and therefore contravene the common understanding of CAP Theorem that “a distributed system can satisfy any two of these guarantees at the same time, but not all three.”
Well, here we are, another year almost done for. Time to look back and take stock of the year that was.
Netflix has announced that it has opened a “portal” for its open source projects… The “portal” is a github page for the Netflix projects.
Fastforward to last month and we see the stability issues fade away as Apache Cassandra reaches a major milestone in version 1.0.
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