Think of it as the Brangelina of Big Data. DataStax, an open-source startup based in Northern California, has combined Cassandra, the distributed database developed at Facebook, with Hadoop, the epic-number-crunching platform based on Google's backend infrastructure. Known as "Brisk", this Big Data mashup was unveiled on …
When are these guys going to realise that low-latency and realtime are two totally different concepts.
I get that they are looking for the lowest possibly latency for queries, but I don't understand how they expect to gain realtime capabilities with such a big monster.
Will Hadoop be inserting it's objects into Cassandra's containers, or the other way around?
what's with the 'brisk' photo?
It just shows that she's starting to look like her father.
Of course, the same photo taken if the temp was about 20 degrees cooler would have been much more appropriate.
"Big Data"... sigh
This is the buzzword that will take 2011 by storm. Everyone is getting a bit bored with "Cloud", we will now get flooded by articles titled "Big Data".
There are some things about this industry that pisses me off....
- NASA boffin: RIDDLE of odd BULGE FOUND on MOON is SOLVED
- Apple winks at parents: C'mon, get your kid a tweaked Macbook Pro
- SOULLESS machine-intelligence ROBOT cars to hit Blighty in 2015
- BuzzGasm! Thirteen Astonishing True Facts You Never Knew About SCREWS
- China in MONOPOLY PROBE into Microsoft: Do not pass GO, do not collect 200 yuan