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[28 Aug 2012 | Comments Off on Cassandra Performance and Scalability on AWS | ]

Netflix published a Cassandra scalability benchmark in 2011 that showed linear scalability as the number of nodes in the cluster was increased from 48 to 288 and over a million triple replicated writes per second. This talk will summarize a range of new benchmarks that take advantage of more powerful EC2 instances and improvements in Cassandra itself.

[7 Feb 2011 | Comments Off on HBase versus Cassandra | ]

In this blog post, Adku presents the reasons that made them decide for Cassandra over HBase when they migrated from their MySQL database.

[31 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on NoSQL at Netflix | ]

Yury Izrailevsky, Director of Cloud and Systems Infrastructure at Netflix, explains the reasons
behind the choice of three NoSQL tools: SimpleDB, Hadoop/HBase and Cassandra.

[29 Aug 2010 | Comments Off on Running Distributed Databases on EC2 with Cassandra | ]

Using concepts from Amazon and Google, Cassandra is a prominent utility in the big data toolkit. This video goes over the current distributed database domain and compares the relational and NoSQL models. It contains a demo of Cassandra on Amazon EC2 and Cassandra integration with Hadoop MapReduce and Pig.
Watch this video on skillsmatter.com