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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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Python Driver 3.7.0 Released

By Alan Boudreault - September 13, 2016

The DataStax Python Driver 3.7.0 for Apache Cassandra has been released. This release had no specific area of focus, but brings a number of new features and improvements.

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Python Driver 3.6.0 Released

By Alan Boudreault - August 1, 2016

The DataStax Python Driver 3.6.0 for Apache Cassandra has been released. This release had no specific area of focus, but brings a number of new features and improvements.

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User Defined Aggregations with Spark in DSE 5.0

By Robert Stupp - August 1, 2016

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.

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