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

September 3, 2014

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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..

University of Colorado’s Project EPIC (Empowering People with Information Crisis) relies on Apache Cassandra when all else fails

February 5, 2014




“As the place to store all of our tweets and guarantee we would never lose anything,

Cassandra is the best technology out there.”

–  Ken Anderson, Co-Director, Project EPIC


 Ken Anderson Associate Professor, Co-Director at University of Colorado’s Project EPIC


Project EPIC

I’m an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science, here at CU Boulder, and Read More..

Dating Site Zoosk Breaks Up with MySQL; Migrates to Apache Cassandra for Persistent Notifications

January 27, 2014


Glenn Engstrand: Senior Software Engineer at Zoosk

TL;DR: Zoosk is a leading online dating company that learns as you click in order to pair you with singles you’re likely to be mutually attracted to. With the #1 grossing online dating app in the Apple App Store, Zoosk is a market leader in mobile dating. Available in over 80 countries and translated into 25 languages, Zoosk is a truly global online dating platform. Read More..


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