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Data Matters: How Mission-Driven Meets Data-Driven

Why Everyone’s Talking About Event Streaming

Why Everyone’s Talking About Event Streaming

By Chris Latimer, vice president, product management, DataStax. There’s a lot of talk about the importance of streaming data and event-driven architectures right now. You might have heard of it, but do you really know why it’s so important to a lot of enterprises?
Jan, 14 2022
Getting the Most Out of Your Real-Time Data

Getting the Most Out of Your Real-Time Data

By Cody Sanford, former CIO, T-Mobile. Regrettably, companies’ most valuable data—generated through the billions of interactions they have with their customers—remains locked in silos and isolated in diverse operational data stores.
Dec, 17 2021
How Leading Companies Harness Virtuous Data Circles

How Leading Companies Harness Virtuous Data Circles

By Cori Land, Corporate Strategist. Definition of virtuous circle (noun): a chain of events in which one desirable occurrence leads to another which further promotes the first occurrence and so on resulting in a continuous process of improvement (Merriam-Webster)
Dec, 8 2021
How to Kill Complexity with Data Standardization

How to Kill Complexity with Data Standardization

By Chet Kapoor, Chairman and CEO of DataStax. Today, we are in the final, and most important, phase of digital transformation. The first phase started with “mobile”. The second was focused on cloud computing. And today it’s all about data.
Dec, 2 2021
Data Management: Forward Momentum “Beyond the Base”

Data Management: Forward Momentum “Beyond the Base”

By Bryan Kirschner, Vice President, Strategy at DataStax. I was recently asked what I expected in the “database management” space over the rest of the decade. My immediate reaction was to adjust the question: where we’re headed—for those who aren’t there already—is all about managing data to good effect. Databases will be in the mix of tools deployed to make the right things happen, but the conversation will shift toward outcomes.
Nov, 12 2021
The Distributed Data Problem

The Distributed Data Problem

By Aaron Ploetz, Product Manager, DataStax. Today, online retailers sell millions of products and services to customers all around the world. This was more prevalent in 2020, as COVID-19 restrictions all but eliminated visits to brick-and-mortar stores and in-person transactions. Of course, consumers still needed to purchase food, clothing, and other essentials and, as a result, world-wide digital sales channels rose to the tune of $4.2 trillion, up $900 billion from just a year prior.
Nov, 1 2021
Beware the Frankenstack!

Beware the Frankenstack!

By Bryan Kirschner, Vice President, Strategy at DataStax. When it comes to data infrastructure, organizations risk building a patchwork monster of mismatched technologies.
Oct, 18 2021
Is Your Data Infrastructure Stifling Innovation?

Is Your Data Infrastructure Stifling Innovation?

By Craig Kitterman, Vice President, Product Management, DataStax. Data is a key part of enterprise success, circumventing the roadblocks of cost and capacity are an organizational necessity.
Sep, 30 2021
Apache Cassandra Gets Its Day In the Sun

Apache Cassandra Gets Its Day In the Sun

By Thomas Been, DataStax. There was a time, not too long ago, when Highway 101 in Silicon Valley was lined with billboards paid for by companies like Oracle and IBM, as they fired salvos in their database wars. But those battles feel like ancient history today.
Sep, 20 2021