HPE helps former Facebook data storage guru's startup raise $21.5M

The Santa Clara startup founded by a former Facebook engineer who built a novel data storage system there has raised $21.5 million...Hedvig is best known for its CEO, Avinash Lakshman, an early Facebook engineer who helped invent Cassandra, a data storage system that helped Facebook eliminate individual failure points when adding storage capacity to its data centers. Facebook open-sourced Cassandra, and it’s since been used by Apple, Netflix, Nutanix, Reddit, Twitter and others.

 

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The Santa Clara startup founded by a former Facebook engineer who built a novel data storage system there has raised $21.5 million...Hedvig is best known for its CEO, Avinash Lakshman, an early Facebook engineer who helped invent Cassandra, a data storage system that helped Facebook eliminate individual failure points when adding storage capacity to its data centers. Facebook open-sourced Cassandra, and it’s since been used by Apple, Netflix, Nutanix, Reddit, Twitter and others.
2017-03-02