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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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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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