An Evaluation of Cassandra for Hadoop

Provided by: Binghamton University
Topic: Big Data
Format: PDF
In the last decade, the increased use and growth of social media, unconventional web technologies, and mobile applications, have all encouraged development of a new breed of database models. NoSQL data stores target the unstructured data, which by nature is dynamic and a main focus area for \"Big data\" research. New generation data can prove costly and unpractical to administer with SQL databases due to lack of structure, high scalability, and elasticity needs. NoSQL data stores such as MongoDB and Cassandra provide a desirable platform for fast and efficient data queries.

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