DataStax Developer Blog

Welcome to the DataStax Developer Blog. Here’s where you can find the latest insights and technical articles from top experts and fellow peers on development aspects of DataStax Enterprise and its components, including Apache Cassandra, Apache Hadoop, Apache Solr and DataStax OpsCenter.

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Cassandra 2.0.6

By Jonathan Ellis - March 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Thrift HSHA users should run, not walk, to upgrade Cassandra’s legacy Thrift API (distinct from the native CQL protocol) allows pluggable socket-handling server implementations.

DataStax Test Engineering

By Cathy Daw - March 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The DataStax engineering team is organized to support and grow an OSS community while simultaneously building an enterprise software company.  

What are all these AWS EC2 instance types?

By Lorina Poland - March 7, 2014 | 2 Comments

AWS offers a number of different types of EC2 instances. Each comes with a price tag, so generally a user is looking to get the right machine for the right price for their use case.

New CQL features coming in 2.0.6

By Sylvain Lebresne - February 28, 2014 | 6 Comments

The next release (as of this writing) on the 2.0 branch of Cassandra, Cassandra 2.0.6, adds a few noteworthy features to CQL.