Containers are very effective for managing stateless applications. In a containerized environment, web tiers can be scaled quickly and failed containers can be quickly replaced.
There are already a couple of blog posts and presentations about UDF/UDA. But for those who do not know how to use Cassandra User Defined Functions (UDF) and User Defined Aggregates (/UDA), here is a short introduction on how to use them from Spark to push down partition-level aggregations.
Following the release of DataStax Enterprise (DSE) 5.0, we announced the availability of a new set of drivers specifically designed for the platform.