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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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Top 3 Enterprise Ecommerce Player eBay Use That SMB Ecommerce Owners Shop Emulate

By Andrew Llavore - December 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

To accommodate eBay’s explosive data growth— its data centers perform hundreds of millions of reads and writes each day—and the increasing demand to process data at blistering speeds, eBay needed a solution that did not have the typical bottlenecks, scalability issues and transactional constraints associated with common relational database approaches.

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Forbes: More Data, More Dollars?

By Andrew Llavore - November 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

As seen with the IPO of Splunk (NASDAQ:SPLK), the Big Data industry is certainly red hot. But what are early-stage operators doing — especially with monetizing things?

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DataStax CEO on Why Big Data Is a Big Deal

By Andrew Llavore - October 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

This week DataStax announced a $25 million C round, which was led by Meritech Venture Parnters. The company is a fast-growing player in the hot Big Data market, which is benefiting from megatrends like mobile, the cloud and social networking.

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