Even companies that look like the traditional ‘open source company’ follow this model, selling software and services that complement the open source code.
They were built for different times and different use cases, Matt Pfeil of DataStax has told me more than once.
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.
Let’s take a look at a few of the differences between managed services and unmanaged services of cloud server instances.
DataStax has a solid management team, a serious amount of VC funding, and are tackling a pressing pain point.
Adform Scales to Meet Real-Time Demand While Cutting Server Requirements in Half Using Aerospike Flash-Optimized In-Memory NoSQL Database
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.
Hailo is now 100% open source and based on technologies such as the Go programming language, as well as Google’s XML equivalent Protocol Buffers, message-oriented middleware RabbitMQ, real-time message processing system NSQ and database management system Cassandra.
Zettaset CEO Jim Vogt says the Big Data encryption tools that Zettaset developed are compatible with Apache-based Hadoop distributions available from Hortonworks, Cloudera, MapR, Pivotal, Teradata, and IBM as well as Cassandra and Couchbase NoSQL databases.