Five Ways of Installing Apache Cassandra for Development Purposes

The best way learn about Apache Cassandra is to install and play with it. We will cover five ways to install Apache Cassandra for development purposes. The five ways covered are : Installing a single node Apache Cassandra on your development machine. Installing a multi node Apache Cassandra cluster on your development machine. Running Apache Cassandra in Eclipse Installing a multi node […]

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Horizontal vs Vertical Scaling

An Introduction To NoSQL & Apache Cassandra

Introduction For over thirty years Relations Database Management Systems (RDBMS) has been the de facto choice for an applications data storage needs. In the recent years RDBMS domination over the storage space has been challenged due to need to store huge amounts of structured, semi structured and unstructured data.  The recent explosion in data, both […]

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Database Systems & Subsytems

Architecture of a Relational Database Management System

Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS) have been around for over 20 years. RDBMS were one of the first multi-server multi user systems developed. Although a number of alternatives exist an RDBMS is still widely used. It is still the de facto storage engine for most applications. RDBMS have greatly evolved over the past 30 years. […]

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