A new company has launched to support the popular Cassandra open-source database. In this Q&A with Riptano founder Matt Pfeil, we learn why Cassandra makes sense in the new way of Web architecture.
A whole realm of new vendors aim to make it easier to process vast amounts of information. It's a field that's as interesting as it is complicated.
Cloudera and Quest software are partnering to provide connectivity between Oracle and Hadoop.
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