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Why We Picked Cassandra For Big Data

By Vadim T. - December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Shifting from MongoDB to Apache Cassandra, ShareThis maintains high write throughput with a minimal number of nodes allowing the company to manage infrastructure costs more effectively.

Why You Need NoSQL For The Internet Of Things

By Vadim T. - November 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

According to DataStax CTO Jonathan Ellis, “Relational databases like Oracle are great for dealing with data from a single company or department, but cannot provide the scale or availability that a database designed for the cloud like [NoSQL] Cassandra can.”

10 Trends Transforming Enterprise IT

By Andrew Llavore - October 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Open source technologies like MySQL paved the way for this model – and the rise of Puppet Labs, DataStax / Cassandra and MuleSoft all show that open source continues to do well – but we now see freemium models in a variety of other IT software products.

How Netflix survived the Amazon EC2 reboot

By Conor Self - October 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Netflix was able to keep serving its customers while its cloud hosting provider, Amazon Web Services (AWS), rebooted servers, because of its Cassandra distributed database.