Datastax today announced a new initiative to give new companies free licenses to its enterprise version of Cassandra.
Given their Web roots, Cassandra, Couchbase and MongoDB have certainly taken more business away from MySQL than any commercially licensed database, but the recent infusions of capital show that there’s big money riding on broad enterprise adoption of NoSQL.
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Scalability and flexibility. These are the two key attributes of NoSQL databases, the ones that have made them big data darlings.
Rising data levels and real-time web applications are driving a shift towards NoSQL databases a move that could be as significant as the switch from mainframe to relational databases 30 years ago.
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In 2008, Facebook gave big data users a gift. The social network released Cassandra, its NoSQL, big data distributed data store to open source.
An early adopter of the NoSQL database Apache Cassandra and data crunching platform Hadoop, the firm’s set-up now includes hot new technologies such as Storm, Spark, Shark and Splunk.
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