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.
DataStax is highlighted as one of the top 10 coolest big data startsup of 2014.
British Gas will use Apache Cassandra to crunch data collected from customers’ water heaters to predict when they might fail.
DataStax announced DataStax Enterprise 4.6, the leading database platform for Internet of Things (IOT), web and mobile applications.
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.”
With so many NoSQL choices, how do you decide on one?
Shifting from Oracle to Apache Cassandra, iovation gains a service-oriented architecture, reduced transaction times, and new product features, and grows traffic volumes.
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.