Apache Cassandra writes pedal to the metal at Peloton; monitoring stationary bikes for a scalable ride

January 21, 2015

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At Bad Juju Games Cassandra wins by knockout vs MySQL to scale profiles, leaderboards for Tekken and Call of Duty

October 7, 2014

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Spotify scales to the top of the charts with Apache Cassandra at 40k requests/second

September 17, 2014

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Riptide IO Leverages the “Indestructible” Apache Cassandra; Helping Walgreens and Ulta take Advantage of Real Time Sensor Data

June 17, 2014




Riptide IO

 “We were also really impressed with the fact that no matter how hard we tried, we couldn’t break Cassandra…

it was just indestructible.”

-David Leimbrock, Co-Founder and CTO at Riptide IO

David Leimbrock

David Leimbrock Co-Founder and CTO at Riptide IO



Riptide IO

Riptide IO is in the business of managing intelligent machines, which we define as “machines Read More..

Social Platform Viafoura Keeps the Conversation, and Monetization, Going with the High Availability of Apache Cassandra

June 9, 2014





We no longer have to worry about availability or partition tolerance and with eventual consistency, we know that our data will be replicated faster than we will need it.”

-Victor Anjos, Engineering Manager & Data Scientist at Viafoura

Victor Anjos

 Victor Anjos Engineering Manager & Data Scientist at Viafoura





Viafoura is a socia Read More..

IaaS Provider iland chooses Cassandra over MongoDB for a Native Distributed Architecture and Constant Time Writes

June 3, 2014








“iland chose Apache Cassandra over MongoDB because Cassandra provides constant time writes no matter how big the data set grows and for its distributed nature as well as its “massive” scalability, reliability, performance, availability, consistency and simplicity.”

-Julien Anguenot, ‎Director of Software Engineering at ila

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From SQL to CQL; Marketing Suite Captora Accelerates Lead Generation with Apache Cassandra

May 29, 2014



“Most of our developers comes from a MySQL background. We use CQL 3.0, so we find this very intuitive for some of our developers to learn and to develop programs against it.”

– Li Gao, Director of Engineering at Captora

Li Gao

Li Gao Director of Engineering at Captora




Captora is a company that builds SaaS platform for inbound marketing acceleration. The suite of products w Read More..

Fast Company’s 31M+ Monthly Page Views Fueled by the High Speeds and Availability of Apache Cassandra

May 27, 2014



“Servers can disappear at any moment…we need a way to ensure high availability.”

– Matt Mankins, CTO at Fast Company

Matt Mankins

Matt Mankins CTO at Fast Company


Fast Company 

Fast Company covers business and innovation online and in a monthly print magazine. I’m the CTO.

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Always on

Using AWS we know that servers can disappear at any moment. (Even if we didn’t use AWS th Read More..

Infor’s PeopleAnswers Helps Hire Global Talent at Global Scale, with Apache Cassandra Multi-Datacenter Replication

April 21, 2014



“Ultimately it was clear Cassandra was the right choice, given its proven scalability, its explicit design for the multi-datacenter use case, and its developer-friendly CQL model.” 

– Darrell Burgan, Chief Architect at  PeopleAnswers

Darrell Burgan Chief Architect at PeopleAnswers



Infor creates beautiful ERP software that businesses of a Read More..

You’ve Got Scale; AOL Migrates from MySQL to Apache Cassandra for 8X Improvement

April 10, 2014



“Cassandra is on average 8X more efficient than MySQL with the exact same writes… Switching to Cassandra was a big win for us.” 

– Michael Nelson, Software Engineering Lead at AOL

Michael Nelson

 Michael Nelson Software Engineering Lead at  AOL




AOL does many things but mostly content generation, content value add (geotagging, entity tagging, personaliza Read More..


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