Cassandra

A distributed database management system related to the class of NoSQL-systems and designed to create highly scalable and reliable storages of huge data sets providing high availability with no single point of failure.

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First released 2008
Developed by Avinash Lakshman, Prashant Malik
Latest stable version Cassandra 3
Open-source Yes
Used by Cisco, IBM, Reddit

Interesting facts

Avinash Lakshman (one of the authors of Amazon's Dynamo) and Prashant Malik initially developed Cassandra at Facebook to power the Facebook inbox search feature. Facebook released Cassandra as an open-source project on Google code in July 2008. In March 2009 it became an Apache Incubator project. On February 17, 2010 it graduated to a top-level project.

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