B. Enterprise Cassandra
While this book focuses on the open source side of Cassandra and the freely available tools that ship with it, there is also an enterprise ecosystem that has been built around Cassandra. There are many companies that offer products built on Cassandra and around Cassandra. The two main companies that have easy out of the box offerings are Datastax and Acunu. They both have support and consulting services but provide different experiences around Cassandra.
Datastax offers an enterprise version of Cassandra that comes with a few additional tools. These include analytics, monitoring and search packages with easy installation packages available for common Linux distributions. Datastax also offers full support for in ...