As a DBA, perhaps you’ve seen database engines such as object-oriented and OLAP databases come and go, and you’re wondering why NoSQL should be any different. You may ask questions like: What kinds of administration and management work does NoSQL entail? How are security, backup and recovery, database monitoring and tuning handled? How do I create databases, objects, and read/write data without SQL? Learn what NoSQL is, why its needed, and when it’s not.
Today DataStax celebrates the company’s tremendous growth that’s been achieved over the past five years. With more than 500 enterprise customers worldwide, 30 percent of the Fortune 100 and over 500 startup customers, DataStax further solidifies its position as the leading distributed database technology purpose built for the performance and availability demands of web, mobile and IOT applications.
Millions of people, objects and ‘things’ connecting with each other is changing the way organizations and consumers interact with each other and the environment around them. Data comes from different geographical locations and across multiple channels. Managing this explosion of high velocity dynamic data is a challenge with legacy systems.
We are in a radically connected, data-driven, digital world — where everything is always-on and moves at the speed of “now.” Relational database management systems (RDBMS) fail to meet the needs of modern applications where engaging customers like never before, and quickly responding to every request at anytime, on any device is the order of the day.