Category: column-oriented databases

  • another column-oriented database: Apache Cassandra

    I came across an article at H-Open on Apache Cassandra. The Cassandra project was actually started by Facebook, but then open sourced and “donated” to Apache, and Facebook got a Gold Sponsor of Apache. The article also includes a hint on Google’s BigTable. “Cassandra¬†is used by a number of other companies, such as Cisco, Twitter, […]

  • column-oriented databases

    I read this article on InfiniDB, and I thought, it would help at least myself, if I took a note on it here. The centrepiece of InfiniDB is a column-oriented back end (“engine”) . MySQL database 5.1.39 serves as the basis of InfiniDB and comes linked to the back end. Since there is no indication […]