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Cassandra Installation, Configuration and Multi-Data Center Clustering

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Wed, Sep 14, 2016 @ 11:39 AM

by Santoshkumar Lakkanagaon

What are the different types of Cassandra distributions available?

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Tags: Blog, Cassandra, Cassandra Installation, Multi-Data Center, Cassandra Configuration

An Introduction to Apache Cassandra

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Tue, Aug 23, 2016 @ 05:35 PM

by Santoshkumar Lakkanagaon

Modern Big Data requirements include:

  • Multi-region availability
  • Fast and reliable response
  • No single point of failure
  • Scalability

Traditional relational databases (RDBMS) are not enough to meet these requirements because the relational model provides normalized schema, table joins and ACID compliance which causes a massive overhead for big data. In order to support these features, we need high-end systems which are not cost effective. Additionally, such systems often require substantial downtime.

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Tags: Blog, Cassandra