Open Source databases including Apache Cassandra continue to chip away at popularity of closed source databases.
Enterprise NoSQL applications will emerge built on Apache Cassandra and similar platforms.
DataStax has found a following among businesses seeking to disrupt healthcare including Amara Health Analytics that uses real-time predictive analytics to identify sepsis.
DataStax is highlighted as a technology IPO content to watch for in 2015.
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.”