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Why Move to Cassandra?

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Nowadays Cassandra is getting a lot of attention, and we’re seeing more and more examples of companies moving to Cassandra. Why is this happening? Why are companies with solid IT structures and internal knowledge shifting, not only to a different paradigm (Read: NoSQL vs SQL), but also to completely different software? Companies don’t simply move…

Pythian Introduces Cassandra Consulting & Operational Support

Over the past ten years, the technology industry has begun to adopt a whole new way of thinking about the database and data storage. This is largely the result of the fast moving, high-volume and non-traditional types of data that are being generated to support both internal business processes and real-time web applications. Using a NoSQL…

Cassandra 101 : Understanding What Cassandra Is

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As some of you may know, in my current role at Pythian I am tackling OSDB, and Cassandra is on my radar. One of the things I have been trying to do is learn what Cassandra is, so in this post, I’m going to share a bit of what I have been able to learn….