Episode 75

074 TMTC Jonathan Ellis – Cassandra


November 10th, 2011

49 mins 54 secs

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About this Episode

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.