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Three steps to a connected heaven

By Conor Self - July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

John Glendenning, vice president of EMEA at DataStax, says: ‘If you consider the IoT as being based on three parts – the device, the data that the device creates and how that data can be leveraged by applications – you start to get an idea of the components organisations need to think about to really start to leverage and take advantage of this new term.

Big Data: The 4 Layers Everyone Must Know

By Conor Self - July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hadoop has its own, known as HBase, but others including Amazon’s DynamoDB, MongoDB and Cassandra (used by Facebook), all based on the NoSQL architecture, are popular too.

Adform Scales to Meet Real-Time Demand While Cutting Server Requirements in Half Using Aerospike Flash-Optimized In-Memory NoSQL Database

By Conor Self - July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Today, Aerospike announced that Adform—a premier partner for media agencies, trading desks, advertisers and publishers—relies on Aerospike to power both its real-time trading engine and dynamic creative engine for multi-screen marketing…While Cassandra continued to support other areas of its business, Adform began to seek a more cost-effective way to scale its real-time engines while maintaining predictable performance.