On-Demand Webinar

Apache Cassandra is a highly scalable and distributed NoSQL database known for its ability to handle massive amounts of data across multiple commodity servers. As with many open-source projects, open core competitors started to provide similar functionalities with additional proprietary features. This course aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of Apache Cassandra and its open core competitors, exploring their similarities, differences, strengths, and weaknesses.

In this course, you will:

  • Understand the fundamentals of Apache Cassandra and its architecture.
  • Explore the key features and benefits of Apache Cassandra.
  • Gain insights into the open core model and its implications for database systems.
  • Identify and compare popular open core competitors to Apache Cassandra.
  • Analyze the similarities and differences in terms of performance, scalability, fault tolerance, and data modeling.
  • Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of Apache Cassandra and its open core competitors in various use cases.
  • Learn best practices for choosing between Apache Cassandra and its open core alternatives.
  • Explore real-world case studies and examples of organizations migrating from open-core product to Apache Cassandra.
  • Discuss the future trends and developments in the NoSQL database landscape.


Bassam Chahine
Senior Consultant
Instaclustr (by NetApp)


Stephen Faig
Research Director
Unisphere Research
and DBTA