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Apache Cassandra Ready for the Enterprise

By Andrew Llavore - October 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

“We’re consciously signalling that Cassandra is ready for mere mortals,” said Jonathan Ellis, who is the Apache vice president of Apache Cassandra project, jokingly referring to the amount administrative expertise needed to deploy previous versions of the software.

Apache launches Cassandra 1.0 NoSQL DB

By Andrew Llavore - October 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Apache Software Foundation announced Tuesday the release of Cassandra 1.0, the NoSQL database originally developed at Facebook for handling distributed, massive workloads common in cloud computing.

Oracle Sails Out of OpenWorld, Into Uncharted Waters

By Andrew Llavore - October 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

At OpenWorld, the company rolled out not only a social network, but a “NoSQL” database along the lines of MongoDB and Cassandra and a “public cloud” that follows in the footsteps of Amazon Web Services and Google App Engine.

Oracle’s NoSQL

By Andrew Llavore - October 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

I have to agree with DataStax and other developers in the NoSQL movement: Oracle’s announcement is a validation, more than anything else.

DataStax Launches Enterprise Platform

By Andrew Llavore - October 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

DataStax, a provider of solutions based on the open source Apache Cassandra database platform, announced it is shipping an enterprise database platform designed to enable the management of both real-time and analytic workloads from a single environment.

Oracle does about-face on NoSQL

By Andrew Llavore - October 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

Oracle’s introduction of its Big Data Appliance at the OpenWorld conference here this week is an indication of the attention it is being forced to pay to NoSQL database technology.