back to article WANdisco plunges into the Hadoop foam party, shakes its replication booty

WANdisco is bringing continuous wide-area availability to Hadoop big data users. The joint UK and US-based WANdisco (Wide Area Network DIStributed COmputing) sells software producing active-active data centres at WAN distances, which it says is suited to the Hadoop Big Data world. Its technology uses patented algorithms …

  1. HCL

    WANDisco

    Very interesting product. Can be of great value to Banking,, Pahrama and Research industry. This will enable the companies to achieve Geographical De-risking of their IT setup . It will also substantially lower the IT costs as companies with large data requirement can now opt for mid range / entry level storage boxes that generally have low scalability.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Will it makes it way to distributed storage as well?

    Hi, do they have a play using distributed storage using the likes of Riak/Cassandra/MongoDB for ensuring HA and consistency for distributed metadata for a global namespace?

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Will it makes it way to distributed storage as well?

      Why would you wanna to use a NoSQL DB for metadata. There are other options including Ceph.

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