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Cassandra Adoption Correlates with Experience

Sep 22, 2020 |

The Apache Cassandra NoSQL database is predominantly used by companies that have taken off the training wheels and forged ahead with aggressive digital initiatives, a usage survey finds.

The 2020 adoption report released last week also found the IT sector is by far the largest user of Cassandra, with developer and DevOps teams accounting for 52 percent of practitioners. Read more…

Cassandra Gets an Indexing Upgrade

Sep 10, 2020 |

A new data storage framework for indexing on Apache Cassandra released this week by DataStax is aimed at easing adoption of cloud-native NoSQL databases by eliminating developers’ tradeoffs between scale, stability and performance. Read more…

ScyllaDB Announces Scylla Enterprise 2020

Aug 19, 2020 |

ScyllaDB, the company behind the popular Scylla NoSQL database for real-time big data workloads, has announced the latest version of its enterprise-grade product: Scylla Enterprise 2020. The new release, which ScyllaDB says “offers the highest level of performance, scale, security, and availability,” offers a variety of new capabilities, ranging from a DynamoDB-compatible API to change data tracking. Read more…

Cassandra Gets Monitoring, Performance Upgrades

Jul 21, 2020 |

The latest beta release of the Apache Cassandra is designed to hit the ground running as the NoSQL database moves steadily to the cloud to provide managed services in production deployments. Read more…

Scylla Looks Beyond Cassandra to Challenge DynamoDB

May 7, 2020 |

NoSQL database vendor Scylla continues to target Apache Cassandra workloads with its latest open source release promoted as moving beyond “feature parity” with Cassandra while offering a “drop-in” alternative to Amazon’s Dynamo DB. Read more…

Neo4j Going Distributed with Graph Database

Feb 4, 2020 |

Neo4j is the leader in the burgeoning graph database market, with 17 years in development and thousands of open source users. But the database has a hard limit in terms of scalability, since it essentially was restricted to running on a single server. Read more…

Datastax Launches Tech Support for Open Source Cassandra

Dec 17, 2019 |

DataStax today unveiled Luna, a new technical support plan aimed at users of open source Apache Cassandra. Executives with the company say the support plan will diversify DataStax’s revenue stream and tap into a new echelon of customers who were unlikely to pay for a premium version of Cassandra. Read more…

AWS Launches Cassandra Service

Dec 3, 2019 |

AWS today unveiled a serverless Cassandra service that ostensibly will give customers the scalability benefits of the NoSQL database but without the infamous management challenges that accompany it.

Appropriately named the Managed Cassandra Service (MCS), the new offering gives AWS customers the power of Apache Cassandra, most notably the ability of Cassandra to run a single database across multiple data centers around the world while maintaining very low latency and a high degree of high availability. Read more…

MongoDB Accelerates Cloud Shift

Jun 18, 2019 |

MongoDB rolled out new versions of services and features this week designed to help migrate databases to the cloud, including a new data lake and search features.

MongoDB also is among seven new cloud data partners working with Google as the public cloud vendor (NASDAQ: Read more…

ScyllaDB Gives Cohabitation of OLAP and OLTP A Shot

May 14, 2019 |

ScyllaDB today announced the availability of a new feature of its Apache Cassandra-compatible database called “workload prioritization” that it says will eliminate the need for organizations to maintain separate database clusters for analytical and transactional applications. Read more…

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