074 TMTC Jonathan Ellis – Cassandra

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    Jonathan Ellis is the Project Chair of Cassandra and co-founder of DataStax,  a company that specializes in helping companies set up BigData stacks with Cassandra, Hadoop, and other open source software.

    His company just released DataStax Enterprise.

    We had a great discussion about the origins of Cassandra, what it's good at, how it stacks up against relational databases, and how a lot of its different parts work.