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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.

CIO interview: Rorie Devine, CTO, Hailo

By Conor Self - July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 Simplifies Big Data Encryption Management

By Conor Self - July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

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.