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DataStax Nabs $115 Million to Help Build Real-Time Applications

DataStax, the commercial vendor behind the Apache Cassandra NoSQL database, today announced that it has raised $115 million in a private equity round led by Goldman Sachs. The company says it will use the round to expand Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: January 2020 Edition

In this monthly feature, we'll keep you up-to-date on the latest career developments for individuals in the big data community. Whether it's a promotion, new company hire, or even an accolade, we've got the details. Chec 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…

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…

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…

Inside Redfin’s Cautious Approach to Big Data

There's a certain allure to big data technology that tempts us to view it as the solution to every business problem. But there are times when the simplicity of traditional technology--like relational databases--outweigh Read more…

How Datagres Boosts Cassandra Performance

As enterprises embrace NoSQL and other emerging database technologies, they are encountering familiar teething problems as they attempt to scale out and deal with stress points like soaring costs for hardware like fast m Read more…

NoSQL Battle Heats Up As MarkLogic Hauls In $102M

Just a year ago, MarkLogic CEO Gary Bloom couldn't get any respect in the Wild West shootout that is the NoSQL database market. But today, with $102 million in new financing and a valuation north of $1 billion for MarkLo Read more…

MongoDB Goes Pluggable with Storage Engines

MongoDB is taking a page out of the MySQL playbook and adopting a new architecture that allows customers to run a variety of different storage engines that are optimized to do specific tasks on its database. The company Read more…

DataStax Dips Into Graph Waters, Pulls Out a Titan

Growing interest in graph database technology led DataStax to acquire Aurelius, the company behind the open source TitanDB graph database. DataStax tells Datanami that it plans to make the TitanDB technology available as Read more…

DataStax Rakes $45 Million; Schemes Growth

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. Read more…

DataStax Takes Aim at Oracle as Cassandra Summit Kicks Off

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 during the launch of Cassandra Summit this week. According to DataStax, three companies are stepping forward to publicly discuss their respective decisions to augment, and even (partly) scrap their traditional Oracle databases in favor of the Apache Cassandra NoSQL database platform. Read more…

A Bet Against Hadoop That Hopes to Deliver Big Gains

Two years ago, Greenplum veteran Ben Werther made a bet against Hadoop that led him on a journey to improve how enterprises could utilize and provide access to the data housed in the platform. This week, the company he founded, Platfora, launches the in-memory analytics platform that is the culmination of that bet. Read more…

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