Datastax recently came out with a *distribution* (I am not completely sure I want to call it a distribution) called Brisk. It is a slick combination of Cassandra’s tested real-time response and Hadoop’s bigdata analytical capabilities.
Dave Gardner, my colleague at VisualDNA, and I, decided to give it a run. We were truly impressed with its usefulness and ease of use. Dave gave a talk introducing Brisk at CassandraLondon meetup . Here are the slides -