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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…

ScyllaDB Rolls Cloud Database Service

Apr 9, 2019 |

Databases continue to migrate to the cloud with mix results, often requiring customers to choose between the convenience of cloud services and the countervailing costs associated with scaling and performance metrics like low latency. Read more…

4 Apache Cassandra Pitfalls You Must Avoid

Mar 19, 2019 |

The distributed nature of Apache Cassandra – boasting an architecture that avoids any single point of failure – enables the open source database to deliver the high scalability, near 100% availability, and powerful read-and-write performance required for many data-heavy use cases. Read more…

DataStax Helps Deliver ‘Always-On’ Health Advice

Apr 11, 2018 |

An AI-based virtual health consultation service rolled out in the U.K. and Rwanda is built on a distributed cloud database built by DataStax on Apache Cassandra.

The new regional health service also illustrates how cloud provisioning is allowing vendors like DataStax, Santa Clara, Calif., to extend its database platform

DataStax and London-based Babylon, an online health service provider, said this week they have launched a 24/7 a real-time application service based on DataStax Enterprise. Read more…

A Peek Inside DataStax’s New Cloud Strategy

Nov 18, 2016 |

DataStax revealed this week that it’s getting into the Apache Cassandra cloud business with the acquisition of DataScale. While the cloud pivot certainly diversifies DataStax’s business, some speculate it may be a response to its dispute with the Apache Software Foundation. Read more…

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