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DataStax Combines Security with NoSQL Big Data

By Andrew Llavore - January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Two major trends have emerged in the Big Data channel in recent months: First, NoSQL is becoming an increasingly popular database choice, and second, commitment to security is finally catching up with the drive to build Big Data infrastructures as quickly as possible.

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DataStax 1.2 on Windows: A guided tour

By Andrew Llavore - January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Cassandra is a major wide column store NoSQL database. It’s popular in standalone form, and can be used with Hadoop to perform MapReduce analyses on Cassandra column families (tables).

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13 Big Data Vendors To Watch In 2013

By Andrew Llavore - December 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Apache Cassandra is an open-source, column-group style NoSQL database that was developed by Facebook and inspired by Amazon’s Dynamo database. DataStax is a software and commercial support provider that can implement Cassandra as a stand-alone database, in conjunction with Hadoop (on the same infrastructure) or with Solr, which offers full-text-search capabilities from Apache Lucene.

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