Cassandra and ElasticSearch

Modern Age Tool for Modern Healthcare Requirements

  • Cassandra:
    • Open source nonSQL database
    • Massively scalable
    • Scales Linearly
    • Highly reliable / cross datacenter redundancy
  • ElasticSearch:
    • Open source Indexer / works well with Cassandra
    • Supports Fuzzy Searches
  • Low Cost
  • Ease of growth - add another Cassandra node
  • Flexibility of database changes with nonSQL
  • Ability to store and navigate hierarchical databases
  • Support for ad hoc queries
  • Ability to support new CQL - which will be uses by CMS to publish ICD-10 and appropriateness rules