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DataStax Enterprise Ruby Driver 2.0.0 Released!

By Sandeep Tamhankar - November 14, 2016

The DataStax Enterprise Ruby Driver v2.0 has been released. This release introduces graph execution profiles, leveraging the execution profile infrastructure recently introduced in the v3.1 Ruby driver for Apache Cassandra.

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DataStax Ruby Driver 3.1.0 Released!

By Sandeep Tamhankar - November 14, 2016

The DataStax Ruby Driver 3.1.0 for Apache Cassandra has been released. This release introduces new features and improvements around resiliency, schema metadata, usability, and performance.

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JSON and DSE Search

By Berenguer Blasi - October 28, 2016

JSON is a popular format. This post provides information on easy ways to use JSON with DSE Search.

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A Gremlin Implementation of the Gremlin Traversal Machine

By Marko A. Rodriguez - October 21, 2016

It’s Halloween and Gremlin and his machine friends are planning on cruising The TinkerPop in search of tasty treats. For costumes this year, the crew decided to dress up as one another: Gremlin is going as Pipes, Pipes as Blueprints, Blueprints as Gremlin, Frames as Rexster, Rexster as Frames, and Furnace, well…Furnace didn’t get the memo.

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DataStax C/C++ Driver: 2.5 released!

By Michael Penick - October 20, 2016

We are excited to announce the 2.5 release of the C/C++ driver for Apache Cassandra. This release brings with it a couple new features and several bug fixes.

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DSE 5.0.3 released – Huge Performance gains for Graph Analytics

By Matthias Broecheler - October 5, 2016

DSE 5.0.3 has been released. In addition to numerous bug-fixes across the entire DSE platform, this patch release pack some major performance improvements for the graph-analytics integration. Running analytic graph queries - from simple counting queries to multi-iteration PageRank - has become multiple times faster. On average, graph analytics on DSE 5.0.3 is over 300% faster compared to DSE 5.0.0.

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Getting Started with DSE Graph & My Favorite Lessons Learned

By Jonathan Lacefield - September 28, 2016

The 2016 Cassandra Summit was a fantastic event. Friends, new connections, learning, technical discussion everywhere – just fantastic! One question that was raised several times throughout the event was “How do I get started with DSE Graph?”  This post aims to answer this question and help those who are interested in learning and exploring DataStax Enterprise Graph.  

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