DataStax Brings Enterprise Security to NoSQL

February 4, 2013

The next generation of the DataStax data management platform will be made available at the end of February. DataStax Enterprise 3.0 attempts to tie the flexibility of NoSQL databases to the security features enterprises have come to expect. Kristen Bent covers all the details for CRN in her story, β€œDataStax Merges Enterprise Security, NoSQL In Big Data Platform.”

The new platform is described:

β€œThe new platform, dubbed DataStax Enterprise (DSE) 3.0, is targeted at organizations looking to adopt NoSQL databases — a type of next-generation, non-relational database optimized for big data — without sacrificing the robust security features native to more traditional SQL databases, explained Robin Schumacher, vice president of products at DataStax.β€œ

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Emily Rae Aldridge, February 4, 2013

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