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Jonathan Ellis: Cassandra in action

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There's been a lot of new articles about Cassandra deployments in the past month, enough that I thought it would be useful to summarize in a post. Ryan King explained in an interview with Alex Popescu why Twitter is moving to Cassandra for tweet storage, and why they selected...
Jonathan Ellis: Cassandra in action

Proprietary Hadoop Is A Losing Strategy

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Hadoop, nearly synonymous with Big Data, has many failings. But open source is not one of them. In fact, Hadoop's open-source license remains one of its biggest draws, giving enterprises plenty of reasons to persevere in using it despite its shortcomings. It's therefore hard to see how EMC's new Pivotal...
Proprietary Hadoop Is A Losing Strategy

Big Data And The Landfills Of The Digital Enterprise

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You do realize that you work for the only company on the planet that isn't leveraging Big Data? That everyone else is gaining competitive advantage by aggregating cash register receipts, the weather in Miami, your sister's Facebook posts and the average shelf-life of Lindt chocolate? That you, in fact, are...
Big Data And The Landfills Of The Digital Enterprise
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