There is no shortage of platforms promising to help organizations address the rapid growth in data volumes more efficiently, but Hedvig Inc. believes that it has a better idea. The startup roared out of stealth this week to try to carve out its own slice of the software-defined storage action.
The launch culminates three years of secretive work led by founder Avinash Lakshman (right), who is perhaps best known for his contributions to the Dynamo paper that inspired many of the most popular non-relational databases in existence today. He is also credited with helping to create Cassandra, one of the leading free implementations, experience that Hedvig is now attempting to apply one layer down the stack.
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