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

January 21, 2015

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Mint Bills Simplifies Personal Finances with Apache Cassandra and DataStax

September 3, 2014

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ACID transactions with Apache Cassandra? Social network Ok.ru moves from Microsoft SQL to handle 200M+ users

September 3, 2014

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Multimedia messaging app Cubie is ready to grow, worry free, with Apache Cassandra

August 27, 2014

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Russia’s Largest Telecom Talks with AT-Consulting to Choose Cassandra Over Oracle

June 20, 2014







“We are happy we decided on Cassandra, it is scaling well, and we are nicely using it in our private cloud.”

– Shamim Bhuiyan, Architect, AT-Consulting

Shamim Bhuiyan: Architect at AT-Consulting




The company AT-Consulting provides consulting services for telecommunications, health and banking sectors. As a architect, my rol Read More..

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..

Rackspace’s MyCloud Makes Sure Your Cloud Management is Available When You Need it Most; Migrates to Cassandra for No Single Point of Failure

June 11, 2014




HQ: San Antonio, TX

Cassandra powers Rackspace’s MyCloud, a control panel for managing cloud deployments, to provide Rackspace’s customers a highly available, real-time front-end; making use of Cassandra’s multi-datacenter replication, distributing a 15 node cluster across 3 regions.

Cassandra Version: 2.0.7

Datacenters: 3

Nodes: 15


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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..

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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