Scaling with Apache Cassandra

Apache Cassandra was open sourced by Facebook in 2008. This video explains how Cassandra fits in the NoSQL ecosystem and how it provides application-transparent scalability and availability in the face of challenging real-world scenarios. Watch this video on

NoSQL with Cassandra and Hadoop

As the amount and pace of data-generation keeps growing, businesses are stepping away from traditional rdbms solutions and go for highly scalable store solutions. Numerous papers are being published on this topic for instance by well known companies like Google, Facebook and Amazon and opensource projects come into existence like Cassandra and Hadoop. This video …

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NOSQL Meetup San Francisco – Cassandra

Presentation by Avinash Lakshman of Facebook. The presenter was one of the designers of Amazon’s Dynamo, and brought a lot of those ideas to Cassandra, a Bigtable clone used for Facebook’s mail search. Notes: *Highly available; eventual consistency only *Replication knobs available (like Dynamo) *For performance, they rely on application specific behavior — when a …

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