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Microsoft Extends Cassandra Rings with NoSQL Database Preview

Microsoft today announced the public preview of a new Cassandra database service for Azure Cosmos DB. The service, called Azure Managed Instance for Apache Cassandra, extends previous work that Microsoft did with Cassand Read more…

Cassandra Adoption Correlates with Experience

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 relea Read more…

Cassandra Gets an Indexing Upgrade

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 Read more…

ScyllaDB Announces Scylla Enterprise 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 s Read more…

Cassandra Gets Monitoring, Performance Upgrades

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. Cassandra 4.0 released on Read more…

Scylla Looks Beyond Cassandra to Challenge DynamoDB

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 Read more…

Neo4j Going Distributed with Graph Database

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 Read more…

Datastax Launches Tech Support for Open Source Cassandra

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 ec Read more…

AWS Launches Cassandra Service

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 name Read more…

MongoDB Accelerates Cloud Shift

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 wo Read more…

ScyllaDB Gives Cohabitation of OLAP and OLTP A Shot

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 Read more…

ScyllaDB Rolls Cloud Database Service

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 Read more…

4 Apache Cassandra Pitfalls You Must Avoid

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 r Read more…

DataStax Helps Deliver ‘Always-On’ Health Advice

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 cl Read more…

A Peek Inside DataStax’s New Cloud Strategy

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 respon Read more…

Beyond Titan: The Evolution of DataStax’s New Graph Database

DataStax's 2015 acquisition of Aurelius--the company behind the TitanDB graph database--was a clear statement about the importance of graph databases to Cassandra customers. Today marks the official announcement of DataS Read more…

Database Surge Led by Analytics Apps, Survey Finds

Growing demand for distributed applications and the corresponding adoption of scale-out and cloud databases is expected to fuel growth of Cassandra and other next-generation distributed databases, according to a new surv Read more…

DataStax Nabs $106 Million, Sets Sites on International Expansion

DataStax, the company behind the NoSQL database Apache Cassandra, today announced it has brought in $106 million in new financing, bringing its total financing figure to $190 million. Much of the Series E round will go t Read more…

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