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Where the Data from IoT Disappears

When it comes to the Internet of Things (IoT), one of the biggest challenges is managing the data created by devices and their flow in and out of the system a developer creates. This data is vital for an efficient system. The initial step is where the data is created and enters the Internet. In the second step, a central system holds on to this data, organizing it constantly. In the third stage old data is sore for future needs. NoSQL platforms like Cassandra are a suitable fit for IoT systems. Distributed database systems like Cassandra have no 'primary' server that controls the rest. Each node in a cluster can handle the incoming transactions. Read at:  http://www.wired.com/2015/03/internet-things-data-go/

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Apache Cassandra gets in-memory option with DataStax Enterprise 4.0

Datastax has updated its Apache Cassandra-based NoSQL database. An in-memory computing feature is added to increase the performance of online applications. DataStax Enterprise 4.0 includes improved search, an updated version of the OpsCenter visual monitoring tool, and certified Cassandra 2.0. Performance benchmarks conducted by DataStax on the in-memory feature show significant improvements in speed. To know more on this topic go through the article by Toby Wolpe, senior reporter at ZDNet in London:

http://www.zdnet.com/apache-cassandra-gets-in-memory-option-with-datastax-enterprise-4-0-7000026757/

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Cassandra 2.0: The next generation of big data

Facebook released Cassandra, its NoSQL, big data distributed data store to open source. It can power massive data sets quickly and reliably without compromising performance. Different new features and improvements are included in the latest version. To know more about Cassandra 2.0, follow Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols's, article link:

http://www.zdnet.com/cassandra-2-0-the-next-generation-of-big-data-7000020237/

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