Cassandra lowers the barriers to big data

Cassandra

An InfoWorld Test Center overview of the nuts and bolts of Cassandra: A free, open source NoSQL datastore that supports rapid and massive growth By Rick Grehan Apache Cassandra is a free, open source NoSQL database…

Microsoft Azure Embraces Outside Technologies

Windows Azure

Microsoft has open-sourced its new C# compiler and Azure now incorporates the open source Chef and Puppet configuration managers. Joab Jackson, IDG News Service (New York Bureau) April 03, 2014 As it rolled out tools and…