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NetApp Spots a Data Platform Opportunity in the Cloud

The market for spot instances in the cloud is, well, spotty. Some days you can count on a 90% discount by buying excess capacity from the public clouds, and other times you can't. NetApp has turned that cloud unpredictab Read more…

Vendors Compete to Make Serverless NoSQL in the Cloud Drop-Dead Simple

You will soon be able to get started on a serverless instance of MongoDB in the AWS cloud without spending a dime, and use the NoSQL database on a pay-as-you-go basis, the company announced this week at re:Invent. Not to Read more…

Who’s Winning in Open Source Data Tech

Organizations understandably want the innovation that comes with using open source data management tech, but how do you know when it’s too green for adoption? A new survey from OpenLogic seeks the opinions of the masse Read more…

Apache Cassandra 4.0 Launches

Nearly six years after the 3.0 release of Apache Cassandra NoSQL database in November 2015 – and more than a year since it launched into beta – Apache Cassandra 4.0 has finally released to general customers. Apache C Read more…

The Past and Future of In-Memory Computing

When Nikita Ivanov co-founded GridGain Systems back in 2005, he envisioned in-memory computing going mainstream and becoming a massive category unto itself within a few years. That obviously didn’t pan out, but on the 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…

Cassandra Now Officially In the Cloud with DataStax Astra

Databases are expected to run in the cloud by default now. We know this because Gartner told us last year. And with today’s launch of Astra, DataStax’s distribution of the Cassandra NoSQL database is now formally ava 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…

Cassandra, Kafka Help Scale Anomaly Detection

The scaling of open-source platforms continues apace with the demonstration of an anomaly detection application capable of processing tens of billions of events per day using Apache Cassandra and Apache Kafka running on Read more…

DataStax Unveils Constellation, Its Cassandra Cloud Platform

DataStax kicked off its inaugural user conference this morning by announcing an infrastructure as a service (IaaS) version of the Apache Cassandra database. Dubbed Constellation, the offering will enable customers to get Read more…

Benchmarking NoSQL Databases

Developers have a large number of databases to choose from today, particularly when it comes to newer NoSQL databases. Figuring out which databases excel in different areas can be tough, but the folks at Altoros aimed to Read more…

Data Manager Eyes NoSQL in the Cloud

Data management vendors continue to target the growing number of cloud-native NoSQL database applications while shifting their platforms to Docker containers to handle microservices-based apps. Among them is Rubrik, w Read more…

Scalability Answers Found in the NoSQL Family Tree

When it comes to big genealogical databases, they don't come any bigger than the one at FamilySearch. So when the arm of the Church of Latter-day Saints started to reach the limits of its Oracle data store, it branched o Read more…

Learning from Your Data: Essential Considerations

For any organization undergoing digital transformation, a primary consideration is how to find, capture, manage and analyze big data. They are looking to big data and data science to facilitate the discovery of analytics Read more…

Can Big Data Tame the Chaos of Virtualized IT?

The "software-defined" revolution is driving private data centers toward AWS-like efficiency. However, the virtualization of hardware, storage, and networking—not to mention agile coding techniques and a rapid-fire "De Read more…

JanusGraph Picks Up Where TitanDB Left Off

Yesterday marked the formal launch of JanusGraph, a new Linux Foundation project formed to continue development of the TitanDB graph database. JanusGraph is a fork TitanDB, the distributed graph database that was orig Read more…

How Auto Insurers Detect and Use Your Driving ‘Fingerprint’

You may not know it, but the way you drive is unique--sort of like a fingerprint. How fast you drive, how tight you turn, and how long you idle in the driveway before hitting the road all help to identify you from others Read more…

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