Established vendors and startups alike have spearheaded advanced technologies for managing petabytes of data that have sprung from social computing and data analysis applications, commonly called Big Data.
CQL will look very familiar to anyone who knows SQL, with most of the usual keywords – Select, Use, Update, Drop and Create are all there and work pretty much as you expect.
Both HBase and Cassandra can deal with large data sets, and provide high transaction rates and low latency lookups.
Nearly five months after 0.7.0 arrived, the Apache Cassandra development team has released version 0.8.0 of its highly scalable, column-oriented, NoSQL database.
It used to be that open source was not “industrial” enough for the big jobs, now it is just the opposite
DataStax, the Burlingame, Calif.-based startup that sells commercial products and services on top of the NoSQL Cassandra database, has appointed database industry veteran Billy Bosworth as its new CEO.
This interview is part of my series of interviews on the evolving market for Data Management Platforms.
It’s spring, which means there’s a slew of new product releases, upgrades and announcements from integration vendors.