September 24, 2015

ScyllaDB Claims to Make Cassandra 10x Faster

The developers of the KVM hypervisor have launched a new NoSQL database called ScyllaDB that boasts some impressive performance numbers. ScyllaDB is fully compatible with the open source Apache Cassandra database, but it achieves “10x the throughput and jaw-dropping latency” because it is written in C++ code that can take

Google Announces Cloud Dataproc Service for Managing Big Data Clusters

Google has launched a beta trial of a new service designed to help organizations better manage Spark and Hadoop clusters running in its cloud computing environment. Called Cloud Dataproc, the service aims to speed the creation of new clusters and to help customers save money by making it easier to