Benchmarking Apache Cassandra™ and DataStax Enterprise

    +   Published: June 2018 zData Inc zData performed an evaluation of the performance differences between open source Apache Cassandra™ and DataStax Enterprise in May 2018. The overall conclusions of the performance tests were that DataStax Enterprise outperformed...
Apache Kafka – Usage Patterns

Apache Kafka – Usage Patterns

As the technology industry changes new buzz words appear. From Hadoop, Spark and now to Kafka. What is Kafka Kafka is an Apache Top Level project. Apache Kafka is an open-source streaming unified, high-throughput, low-latency platform which can handle real-time data...
The Future of Data Warehousing

The Future of Data Warehousing

As an ETL/ELT Architect at zData Inc., I spend much of my time experimenting with new systems and technologies.  In the ever-changing landscape of data warehousing, it is my belief that data warehouses will continue to thrive and not fade away.   The challenges that...