On page 38, James Martin, RVP of Western Europe for DataStax discusses how the company’s
always-on distributed cloud database supports the Internet of Things, providing a platform of innovation in healthcare.
Bylined by Billy Bosworth, DataStax CEO, this article covers the five steps he believes companies must take to ensure their teams thrive and have a sense of belonging despite being geographically distributed and how this model is successful at DataStax.
Billy Bosworth, DataStax CEO gives insight about the pathway for developing a complete product and highlights the importance of collaboration–best accomplished by the technical and marketing leaders co-authoring a complete market requirements document early
Eric Brown, as a member of the Forbes Communications Council and Vice President of Corporate Marketing Communications at DataStax discusses the B2B industry, noting that incorporating elements from pop culture and daily life into the enterprise mix can leave a standout impression for a brand.
This article explores three roadblocks marketers face embracing big data and why some marketers may turn towards other customer data management solutions. Karl Van den Bergh, Datastax CMO, argues that marketers struggle to generate value from big data primarily because the value of data is directly proportional to the speed as well as the extent with which it can be employed.
DataStax VP of Corporate Marketing and Communications, Eric Brown, a member of the Forbes Communications Council, shares his thoughts on how automated delivery systems will affect technology industries.
John Vrionis, a former partner with Lightspeed Ventures, and Jyoti Bansal, the founder of AppDynamics, have teamed to form a new venture firm that will focus on seed-stage investing. Unusual is focusing on smaller investments and training founders. The program will offer participating founders six classes on the obstacles they'll have to overcome on their way to building their businesses. Among the entrepreneurs who have committed to teaching classes is DataStax CEO Billy Bosworth.
Unusual Ventures launched with a $160 million fund focusing on seed stage investments in enterprise software and infrastructure. DataStax CEO Billy Bosworth has signed on to teach sessions for the Unusual Academy — where six to eight selected startups will be selected to participate in a program that includes six afternoon sessions with industry veteran instructors.
Hyperlocal, across all channels, everywhere you are — we are currently knee-deep in the era of personalization. DataStax CMO Karl Van den Bergh weighs in on the topic of hyperpersonalization and how companies can drive engagement and continued sales with an emphasis on right-now moments.
DataStax is listed as the #1 best tech startup in Santa Clara, California. Revenue potential, leadership team, brand/product traction, and competitive landscape are all factors that contribute to DataStax being the top.
Computing covers the adoption of containers and how serverless cloud is rising fast. Martin James, Regional Vice President of Northern Europe at DataStax, shares his thoughts on the role of DevOps with consumers.
Martin James, Regional Vice President of Northern Europe at DataStax is quoted in this article as part of a four-part series, where he touches on how GDPR will affect B2B and B2C markets, as well as the role of AI and other types of automated decision-making approaches in understanding the logic behind GDPR.
For businesses the race towards accelerating innovation and time-to-market to meet customer needs and fend off competition should be the highest priority — and a hybrid cloud approach is the best strategy.
In an interview with ChannelBuzz, Martin Van Ryswyk, executive vice president of product management and engineering at DataStax states “DataStax, which was the driver in building Apache Cassandra, makes major changes to the platform…to make it more enterprise-friendly by dramatically upgrading performance and removing manual work.”
In an interview with CRN, Martin Van Ryswyk, executive vice president of product management and engineering at DataStax, touts DSE 6 as “achieving half the latency for application response and twice the throughput and user capacity through a new thread-per-core architecture design that results in more evenly distributed data in the cluster and more evenly distributed CPU utilization.”
Andrew Lampitt, Sr. Director of product marketing at DataStax, discusses the release of DataStax Enterprise 6. “The reason for DSE 6.0’s accelerated performance lies is a fundamentally different architecture, which maximizes the efficiency of the central processing unit cores used.”
In this contributed article, Karl Van den Bergh, DataStax CMO, shares his views on why Customer 360 plays an important role in an enterprise’s ability to deliver the hyper-personalized customer experiences that today’s customers expect.
DataStax President, Steve Rowland, a member of the Forbes Business Development Council, writes about how the key to building a sustainable culture of innovation and sustainable business starts with people who are unstoppable.
Jonathan Lacefield, Director of Customer Experience and Graph Solutions at DataStax, shares thoughts on how to deploy internal teams to value-add activities that deliver a next-generation customer experience.
DataStax is named on the Constellation Research shortlist of hybrid and cloud-friendly NoSQL stores. This is Constellation’s pick of NoSQL stores that are available both as software and as services across leading public clouds.
DataStax CEO, Billy Bosworth, a member of the Forbes Technology Council shares his excitement on background data processing. “What makes the current wave of gadgets so interesting is their intelligence… When that kind of background data processing power meets a cool gadget, magic happens.”
DataStax’s David Waugh, SVP of Market Development, join industry sales leaders to share the obstacles holding their companies back from ultimate success and explain the steps they have taken to overcome them.
DataStax’s CEO Billy Bosworth (a member of the Forbes Technology Council) weighs in on what the London loss means for Uber’s future, and what it should start doing differently to win back its market share.
DataStax is a silver-level and “cloud standard” member of the PartnerNetwork… and will demonstrate its DataStax Enterprise (DSE) distribution of the Apache Cassandra NoSQL database running on Oracle Cloud and “handling real-time, geographically distributed operational data management within the Oracle Data Hub managed service environment” at Oracle OpenWorld.
DataStax’s Xavier Guerin explains how IoT, based on the right data management, enables companies and consumers to make smart decisions, reduce energy consumption and costs, and better protect the environment.
DataStax’s Robin Schumacher discusses how enterprises can ensure their applications are always available, even when other applications fail, by using the DataStax Enterprise (DSE) data management platform.
DataStax puts speed and efficiency into Customer Experience (CX) management. Bottom line: IT in 2017 is all about speed. If a web service or website reacts quickly and efficiently and is easy to navigate, success for all parties generally will follow.
DataStax announced a comprehensive strategy and new solutions to help enterprises implement their critical Customer Experience (CX) applications, signaling a move away from tech-heavy discussions, towards understanding business problems.
With the acquisition of DataScale, DataStax becomes the latest database player to control its own destiny in the cloud. DataStax’ move signifies, for customers that the choices for running managed database services in the cloud has never been richer.
Australian financial services provider Macquarie launched a new platform for consumer banking that relies on technology from Datastax to provide natural language search and machine learning capabilities.
Macquarie Bank re-imagined customer experience thanks to NoSQL technology. Based on Apache Cassandra, DataStax Enterprise offered the speed and scalability the bank needed to analyze streaming data against a large store of historical information while also supporting a much great variety of data types than the structured relational engine would.
According DataStax Matthias Broecheler, “Companies are creating data sets that are made up of increasingly connected and complex structured data gathered from multiple sources and they are starting to extract value from it.
Apache Tinkerpop is growing with graph database popularity. Built on the foundation of TinkerPop and Cassandra, DataStax Enterprise Graph is the only scalable real-time graph database built for cloud applications that need to manage complex data with many relationships.
DataStax Billy Bosworth explained how the company’s core engine is coming together and is fulfilling use cases for companies that want to take advantage of more sophisticated internet/cloud based architectures.
DataStax unveiled Datastax Enterprise Graph. Built on top of the open source Apache Cassandra database, DataStax is making use of Apache TinkerPop, an open source Apache graph computing framework, to embed graph database functionality in Cassandra.
DataStax has run a survey with developers worldwide — of 273 responses, only eight per cent of those surveyed thought that there were enough skilled people available to meet demand from companies for skills around NoSQL.
Cassandra 3.0 is announced with performance optimizations, improved data consistency operations, an average of 50% storage savings, and important developer enhancements, such as new materialized views, simplifying application development.
The Weather Channel, British Gas, Activision and William Hill have one major thing in common: they all rely on Apache Cassandra to deal with ever-increasing amounts of data and to personalize customer experience.
DataStax announced general availability of DataStax Enterprise 4.8, the database platform purpose-built for the performance and availability demands of Internet of Things (IoT), Web and mobile applications.
DataStax announced that it is collaborating with Microsoft on Internet of Things, Web and mobile apps in cloud environments. DataStax Enterprise is available on Azure to aid in fast, scalable enterprise app development, deployment and monitoring.
With interest in the open source NoSQL Cassandra database as platform for highly distributed applications picking up, the platform is starting to gain significant traction at the higher end of the enterprise IT market.
DataStax announced a new strategic partnership with cloud heavyweight Microsoft that brings its DataStax Enterprise platform to the Azure cloud. DataStax also rolled out a new version of its flagship DataStax Enterprise platform, together with the first production-ready release of Titan, a new high-performance, scale-out graph database built to manage “highly connected data”.
At Cassandra Summit 2015, Scott Guthrie, Executive Vice President of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise Group joined DataStax CEO Billy Bosworth in a keynote to announce a strategic collaboration between their companies.
DataStax has augmented the latest release of DataStax Enterprise with an open source, scale-out graph database capability. The upgrade coincides with a preview release of the latest version of Apache Cassandra that incorporates storage and developer improvements.
DataStax announced that it has formed a strategic partnership with Microsoft. The commercially supported DataStax Enterprise software has been for sale on Microsoft’s Azure Marketplace since the launch of the Azure Marketplace.
Apple’s secret NoSQL sauce includes a hefty dose of Cassandra for features including continuous availability, linear scale performance, operational simplicity, and easy data distribution across multiple data centers and cloud availability zones.
Datapipe and DataStax jointly announced a managed Cassandra service designed to be either hosted on a private cloud managed by Datapipe or delivered via Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Microsoft Azure public clouds.
Datapipe and DataStax announced a new partnership to streamline data analysis for the enterprise. The partnership will give Datapipe the ability to securely dissect and analyze massive data sets in real time, regardless of the cloud environment.
DataStax Chief Customer Officer and co-founder Matt Pfeil explains how real time and interactive services are transforming the gaming industry, and how other companies can also use the same approaches.
DataStax is a leading NoSQL vendor for analytics and database platforms expected to see the biggest budget increases from 2015 according to the latest IT Spending survey from research firm Cowen & Company.
DataStax, the company that delivers Apache Cassandra to the enterprise, and O’Reilly Media, the leading voice in Data Science, today announced a partnership to launch an Apache Cassandra Certification Program.
DataStax announced the general availability of DataStax Enterprise 4.7, a leading database platform purpose-built for the performance and availability demands of web, mobile and Internet of Things applications.
DataStax VP of Engineering Martin Van Ryswyk and Marko Rodriguez Chief of Engineering and Co-founder of Aurelius, acquired by DataStax in February 2015, discuss the challenges and benefits of big data analytics with graphs.
Pearson Chief Architect of Innovation and Advanced Development Sean York discusses how graph technology becomes a medium for enriching online environments as well as the company’s use of Titan GraphDB and Apache TinkerPop.
DataStax is mentioned in an article about the various methods of extracting value from data and the best infrastructure to house and manage data and quotes Matt Pfeil talking about cost savings associated with combining commodity hardware and open source.
DataStax is a five-year old database management company that has raised close to $190 million, with more than 500 large corporate customers including eBay, Netflix, and Target. DataStax has passed the 1,000-customer mark, including one-third of the Fortune 100, a milestone that influenced a key new alliance with HP. Under the new relationship, the two companies have created a scalable, purpose-built solution for big data applications that pairs DataStax Enterprise software with HP Moonshot high-end server hardware.
As the adoption of the Internet of Things continues to grow, DataStax Chief Customer Officer and Co-founder Matt Pfeil comments on how the importance of tech companies protecting their systems will be more prevalent as their customers realize who they can and can’t trust.
DataStax is a finalist for Silicon Valley Business Journal’s Best Places to Work 2015 for Mid-sized companies.
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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.”
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.
theCUBE covered the 5th annual Cassandra Summit creating videos interviews with DataStax executives as well as various companies using Cassandra including The Weather Channel, Google, Microsoft, and Hailo.
DataStax formally introduced previously announced integrations to the hot Apache Spark data-analysis framework, but the wider DataStax Enterprise 4.5 release also brings important new capabilities to Cassandra users.
Big data analytics represents a fundamental part of the modern enterprise’s business strategy. As such, DataStax announced a new partnership with Databricks, marrying the popular Spark and Cassandra platforms.
Snippets from employee ratings give an idea of where you can ride this technology trend—and have fun, too. DataStax is one of the leaders in the emerging database market and the company behind NoSQL database Cassandra.
DataStax is the company behind the open source database Cassandra, which powers companies from eBay Spotify and Netflix through to water utility software company i20 Water and sports e-commerce house Wiggle in the UK.
DataStax’s partnerships with Google, GoGrid and large-enterprise consultants such as Accenture suggests that these partners’ customers are running or interested in running Cassandra (and other NoSQL data stores) and are asking for support.
In tech, successful companies will almost always end in a liquidity event of some sort: a sale or an initial public offering, so now that the Twitter buzz has calmed, who should you be looking at next?
DataStax has announced its Startup Programme designed to allow “eligible startups” (by its own terms and classification) to deploy DataStax Enterprise (DSE) applications for free, along with a new DevCenter tool and free online training courses for Cassandra users.
A long-time Java advocate, University of Dundee lecturer Andy Cobley explains why he’s teaching Cassandra, the reason he hopes it doesn’t all go horribly wrong for NoSQL, and why he still stands behind Oracle’s platform, fifteen years down the line.
At the opening of the conference day at Cassandra Summit Europe 2013, Johnathan Ellis, Datastax CTO, made a point of positioning Apache Cassandra as an enterprise scalable database and one that scales in a linear fashion to massive scales.
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.
In particular, advocates of Cassandra would suggest that event streaming is fine if you just want to analyse what’s happening right now but that if you want to understand what’s happening now in the context of what was happening five minutes ago and five minutes before that – in other words, trending – then Cassandra is better option.
“Data Scientist” is the sexiest job of the 21st century. The Harvard Business Review made this claim last October and it seems that everyone (including your grandmother) has been repeating it ever since.
This past week featured a number of Big Data developments. Cloudera released an open-source authentication engine for Hadoop, Google upgraded its Cloud Platform with new data management capabilities, and DataStax raised $45 million in funding to accelerate Cassandra development.
DataStax, provider of a big data platform based on Apache Cassandra, has announced new versions of its enterprise-grade and community-edition database software, along with a new round of funding to help to grow its business.
NoSQL database provider DataStax has managed to raise $45 million (£29 million) in funding to help it expand internationally, support the open-source community and carry out further product development.
DataStax Inc. has raised $45 million in Series D funding led by Scale Venture Partners, as the company deals with increasing demand from enterprise customers and moves toward a possible initial public offering.
San Mateo-based DataStax, founded in 2010, sells software and services built on top of Apache Cassandra, an open source distributed database management system originally developed by Facebook that advocates say can be flexible and resilient on a global scale to an unprecedented degree.
Enterprise big data platform company DataStax has raised a $45 million Series D round led by Scale Venture Partners, with participation from DFJ Growth, New World Capital, and existing investors Lightspeed Venture Partners, Crosslink Capital, and Meritech Capital Partners.
To celebrate the fifth birthday of the NoSQL Cassandra open source database, DataStax released an update to the enterprise version of Cassandra that makes it easier for applications built on SQL databases to transition to the NoSQL platform.
Faced with growing demand from enterprise customers for online applications that work fast and don’t crash, DataStax Inc. raised $45 million in additional funding as the company moves toward a possible initial public offering.
While Hadoop has been getting the elephant’s share of attention recently in NoSQL database circles, Cassandra database vendor, DataStax, has been dutifully squirrelling away at their own plans, which it was revealed this morning will be fueled by a $45 million dollar series D funding round.
Cassandra isn’t the girl next door. In fact, she isn’t a person at all. Cassandra is an open-source database technology that is likely to wreak havoc on the technology industry and threaten the future of legacy purveyors of relational databases, such as Oracle.
Red Hat and MySQL did it successfully first, before there was a roadmap or formula – they balanced the commitment to being a primary open source curator while simultaneously building a commercial business around the open source offering.
The traditional database world is under more fire this week as the Cassandra Summit kicks off in San Francisco. Oracle, the poster child for the traditional database, was the target of choice when Apache Cassandra database vendor, DataStax released news dissing the entrenched database giant.
Big Data is accessible for any organization – whether big or small, reaching across the spectrum of data demands, in clouds throughout the world – and your best possible data infrastructure can be achieved quickly, easily and with cost-effectiveness with DataStax and Apache Cassandra.
The amount of data being generated in the healthcare industry is staggering. The numbers for just one organization, HealthCare Anytime, demonstrates how critical it is to have a management system that can handle the ever-increasing volume.
Netflix is the big Kahuna of a Web media businesses, with 33 million subscribers in more than 40 countries. As Netflix’s “watch now” streaming service has grown, the company has had to rethink its data and storage strategies to cope with ballooning workloads managed in the cloud.
I met up with DataStax earlier this week, a company building a business around the Apache-licensed Cassandra key value store. the company is very bullish about the European market for non relational database technology generally, and Cassandra specifically.
Last year was a good year for NoSQL outfit DataStax. The big data company’s customer base increased roughly tenfold to 270, including 20 Fortune 100 firms and names such as eBay, Netflix and Thomson Reuters.
Big data platform provider DataStax, which helped Netflix determine the likely popularity of its first proprietary series House of Cards, has opened a London Office to help it keep up with demand for its services in EMEA.
DataStax, the open source start-up which combines Apache Cassandra (the database developed by Facebook) with Hadoop (the number-crunching platform based on Google’s backend infrastructure), has opened an office in London to address the growing Big Data market in Europe.
Something is seriously wrong in Larry Land. Oracle does not command absolute control like it once did. You can see this clearly with the earnings the company posted last week and the growth that startups like Datastax are witnessing as more customers seek alternative databases for online applications.
Like Mr. Bansal of AppDynamics, Billy Bosworth, CEO of database company DataStax, also opted against a “Sand Hill crawl”–taking a series of meetings up and down the Menlo Park, Calif., street that is home to many of the biggest venture firms–to maximize the valuation, he said.
Facing a talent crunch at home, young Bay Area companies are establishing teams of engineers around the world—and adjusting to the complexities of a far-flung workforce.The hunt to hire workers abroad comes as startups are also rushing to lure foreign workers to their Bay Area headquarters, as demand for top technical talent outstrips local supply.
To support Mr. Trepel’s work, Mr. Eberling said he is considering using cloud analytics from startup DataStax Inc., whose commercial version of the open-source Apache Cassandra database is designed to process large amounts of data in real-time.
Big data applications vendor DataStax said this week it will start shipping its next-generation data management platform on Feb. 25, a release the company says melds the flexibility of NoSQL databases with enterprise-level security.
Two major trends have emerged in the Big Data channel in recent months: First, NoSQL is becoming an increasingly popular database choice, and second, commitment to security is finally catching up with the drive to build Big Data infrastructures as quickly as possible.
DataStax, the company that was founded to take the Cassandra NoSQL data store created by Facebook commercial and therefore usable by mere enterprise data centers, is keeping to its cadence and is rolling up a new release of its DataStax Enterprise Edition.
Apache Cassandra is an open-source, column-group style NoSQL database that was developed by Facebook and inspired by Amazon’s Dynamo database. DataStax is a software and commercial support provider that can implement Cassandra as a stand-alone database, in conjunction with Hadoop (on the same infrastructure) or with Solr, which offers full-text-search capabilities from Apache Lucene.
By Constant Contact’s estimates, the relational route would have required a $2.5 million investment and nine months of development. It deployed Cassandra, supported by DataStax, within three months at a cost of $250,000.
To accommodate eBay’s explosive data growth— its data centers perform hundreds of millions of reads and writes each day—and the increasing demand to process data at blistering speeds, eBay needed a solution that did not have the typical bottlenecks, scalability issues and transactional constraints associated with common relational database approaches.
This week DataStax announced a $25 million C round, which was led by Meritech Venture Parnters. The company is a fast-growing player in the hot Big Data market, which is benefiting from megatrends like mobile, the cloud and social networking.
DataStax, which makes a commercial version of the highly scalable Apache Cassandra database, raised $25 million in Series C funding as the amount of data that organizations are trying to analyze continues to explode.
DataStax, a startup that wants to bring down Oracle’s relational database, has pulled in $25 million in venture capital funding. The company’s pitch is that unlike the relational database, it is equipped to handle higher velocity and volumes of data.
Today San Mateo, CA-based big data company DataStax announced it has raised $25 million in C round of funding led by Meritech Capital Partners, with participation from previous investors Lightspeed Venture Partners and Crosslink Capital.
The open source NoSQL database, which reached the 1.0 release stage last October, is now in use at companies including Disney, eBay, and Netflix, according to Jonathan Ellis, project chair for the Apache Cassandra project and CTO at DataStax, which offers commercial products and services based on Cassandra.
DataStax, a startup commercializing the Cassandra database, has fused Hadoop atop Cassandra to provide web applications fast access to data processed by Hadoop, and Hadoop fast access to data streaming into Cassandra from web users.
Apache has dished out another serving of Cassandra, the open source NoSQL database popular for handling big data. The improvements speak to a maturing NoSQL database that’s well-suited for big data deployments.
The NoSQL market continues to red hot with everyone throwing their hat into the ring. One of the stalwarts of the segment, Apache’s Cassandra project just released the 1.1 version of the NoSQL database and it has significant new features among which are improved caching, a revised query language and better Hadoop integration.
I wanted to learn more about the new version of the commercial version of Cassandra, DataStax Enterprise 2.0. I did interview Jonathan Ellis, CTO and co-founder of DataStax and project chair of Apache Cassandra.
At the Structure Data 2012 conference in New York this week, DataStax, which as commercialized the Apache Cassandra NoSQL database originally created by Facebook and open sourced as an Apache project, has bolted on search to the data store and a plug in that lets it also search and index application logs.
Today, a developer can work on a platform that integrates Hadoop, Cassandra, and Solr on a single cluster… Hey! Those technologies are used at another major company I’ve read about… what was their name again?
DataStax, provider of Apache Cassandra, announced this week DataStax Enterprise 2.0 (DSE 2.0), its complete big data solution designed to manage real-time, analytic, and now enterprise search data, all in the same database cluster.
DataStax, which offers products and services based on the open source database Apache Cassandra, has announced DataStax Enterprise 2.0 (DSE 2.0), a big data solution designed to manage real-time, analytic, as well as enterprise search data, all in the same database cluster.
Apache open-source software distributors Pentaho and DataStax announced Tuesday that they have integrated their software to simplify the task of getting data into and out of the Cassandra NoSQL database.
This BeyeNETWORK spotlight features Ron Powell’s interview with Billy Bosworth, CEO of DataStax. Ron and Billy discuss why enterprises should consider using the NoSQL database Apache Cassandra for big data analytics and talk about the products and services DataStax provides for Apache Cassandra.
DataStax, a commercial distributor of the Apache Cassandra NoSQL database is reflecting on the past year. The company reached several milestones in the past year, as did Cassandra, and there are high hopes surrounding both as we enter 2012.
During the recent round of NoSQL Road Show events it has emerged that this description could be taken to suggest that NewSQL products are able to provide consistency, availability and partition tolerance and therefore contravene the common understanding of CAP Theorem that “a distributed system can satisfy any two of these guarantees at the same time, but not all three.”
Providing effective business analytics tools and technologies to the enterprise is a top priority of CIOs and for good reason. Effective business analytics – from basic reporting to advanced data mining and predictive analytics — allows data analysts and business users alike to extract insights from corporate data that, when translated into action, deliver higher levels of efficiency and profitability to the enterprise.
Calxeda, which has been talking about ARM servers for quite some time, made it official today. It announced a new ARM processor designed for servers, called EnergyCore, as well as Hewlett Packard’s plans to build a low-energy server around the chip.
Cloud computing will help him manage that data with technologies that include distributed database management system Apache Cassandra, which was initially developed for Facebook, and cloud data platform MapReduce.
Another attractive attribute of Cassandra and other open source products is their low cost, as they’re designed to scale out on commodity hardware.”There’s an order-of-magnitude difference in the speed, performance, and cost of deploying conventional relational databases and Cassandra,” said Billy Bosworth, CEO at Cassandra enterprise support and system monitoring and management software provider DataStax.
Apache has announced the release of Cassandra 1.0.0, the first major milestone of the distributed column-based data store coming with data compression and several performance improvements and optimizations.
“We’re consciously signalling that Cassandra is ready for mere mortals,” said Jonathan Ellis, who is the Apache vice president of Apache Cassandra project, jokingly referring to the amount administrative expertise needed to deploy previous versions of the software.
The Apache Software Foundation announced Tuesday the release of Cassandra 1.0, the NoSQL database originally developed at Facebook for handling distributed, massive workloads common in cloud computing.
Cassandra is big data, no-SQL infrastructure for building new kinds of web services. Billy Bosworth, CEO of DataStax, explains what this is all about and tells me what the role of DataStax is in helping developers get into this new world.
At OpenWorld, the company rolled out not only a social network, but a “NoSQL” database along the lines of MongoDB and Cassandra and a “public cloud” that follows in the footsteps of Amazon Web Services and Google App Engine.
DataStax, a provider of solutions based on the open source Apache Cassandra database platform, announced it is shipping an enterprise database platform designed to enable the management of both real-time and analytic workloads from a single environment.
This week at Oracle OpenWorld, Oracle execs unveiled what the company called an “end-to-end solution” for big data, designed to make massive data volumes readily available to BI, analytics and data warehouses.
I love data, I love the benefits that data analysis offers, and I love the concept of large amounts of data being massaged, queried, and providing insights through a whole new set of technical innovations – and there are many in data right now.
DataStax, which sells products built on top of the open source “NoSQL” data store Apache Cassandra, just announced a $11 million investment from Crosslink Capital and Lightspeed Venture Partners.The company also announced a new enterprise product which will be available in Q4, 2011.
InternetNews.com yesterday published an article based on an interview with Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst asking the question “Is Red Hat Interested in the Database Market?”
In truth there was no real need to ask the question, as Whitehurst’s comments made it pretty clear that Red Hat is interested in the database market, and specifically the NoSQL database market.
The discussion of big data technology can often be split into one side or another: the realtime capabilities of databases that often have to organize records at sub-second speeds, or the analytical capabilities of databases that have to comprehensively search those same records at the same level of speed.
Jonathan Ellis, CTO of DataStax and project chair for Apache Cassandra, keynoted at Cassandra SF 2011. Major accomplishments for the project in the last year include better support for multi-data center deployments, optimized read performance, included integrated caching and improved client APIs including a SQL-like language CQL.
Last week, in a piece from our friends at GigaOM, Database Grandpoobah Mike Stonebraker announced that Facebook’s continued dependance on MySQL was “a fate worse than death,” insisting that the social network’s only route to salvation is to “bite the bullet and rewrite everything.”
Established vendors and startups alike have spearheaded advanced technologies for managing petabytes of data that have sprung from social computing and data analysis applications, commonly called Big Data.
Both HBase and Cassandra can deal with large data sets, and provide high transaction rates and low latency lookups. Both allow map-reduce processing to be run against the database when aggregation or parallel processing is required.
DataStax, the Burlingame, Calif.-based startup that sells commercial products and services on top of the NoSQL Cassandra database, has appointed database industry veteran Billy Bosworth as its new CEO.
It’s spring, which means there’s a slew of new product releases, upgrades and announcements from integration vendors. Not surprisingly, what’s hot this year are Big Data offerings and cloud solutions that focus on supporting enterprise IT
DataStax, the commercial leader in Apache Cassandra, today released Brisk, a second-generation open source Hadoop distribution that the company says eliminates the key operational complexities with deploying and running Hadoop and Hive in production.
After launching its base product back in February 2011, Apache Cassandra focused company DataStax has announced a free version of its OpsCenter platform for the Cassandra open-source distributed database management system.