Where do big companies such as Adobe, eBay and Netflix go to to ensure their data is scalable, flexible, and secure? DataStax serves these companies and more by providing a platform for all their data to live on that is built on Apache Cassandra.
Pulling data was miserable. It took finding a developer, getting funding from finance, writing a complicated requirements document and a great deal of time. And even then, what you got was seldom what you wanted in the first place.
Last week we had the latest CloudUwebinar, this time looking at the role of Open Standards in Cloud Computing. I was really excited to be joined on the call by Scott Sanchez, someone who is intimately involved with one of the biggest Cloud Open Standards plays, OpenStack. As well as Sanchez, we were joined by Sam Johnston, one of the founders of the Open Cloud Initiative, a group that seeks to further the aims and protect the interest of those looking for a Cloud ecosystem with open standards that protect customers and vendors alike.