Software and Technology companies have a broad range of Big Data and IoT applications. They are growing and evolving quickly and need a database that can handle their Big Data application challenges. Since most of this data is unstructured and the volume is constantly growing, traditional relational databases can’t meet the requirements and are expensive. Tech companies need a database that can scale easily, is globally available, and can handle the massive growth in unstructured data cost effectively.
Riak was designed to satisfy these demands. It is a reliable, scalable, distributed NoSQL solution for today’s most ambitious Big Data and IoT applications.
Riak is an ideal solution for many software and technology companies who must store, process, and analyze this growing amount of Big Data. Riak provides the scalability, constant uptime, and fast performance that these companies require, while remaining easy to operate.
Yammer, a Microsoft company, is an enterprise social network, delivered as a web application via a SaaS model, for communication between company employees. Yammer chose Riak KV for its alert notification system. Riak KV was selected for its low-latency, high availability, scalability, more mature operational tools, and strong community and commercial support.
Tapjoy is a mobile advertising and monetization platform that allows end users to select and engage with personalized advertisements in exchange for rewards. Tapjoy is available on more than one billion devices to users all over the world and Riak KV is the cornerstone of their data management strategy. Riak KV meets Tapjoy’s high availability and low-latency requirements with more than 250,000 operations per second, all while sustaining sub-millisecond response times and rock-solid stability.