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DataStax C/C++ Driver: 2.0 released!

By Michael Penick - April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

We are pleased to announce the 2.0 release of the DataStax C/C++ driver for Apache Cassandra and DataStax Enterprise. This release includes several new major features, mainly a latency aware routing policy and the addition of performance metrics, and improvements to the API including the removal of wrapper types (CassString, CassBytes, and CassDecimal), in favor of using plain C types, and the addition of string conversion functions for CassInet.

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An Introduction to DSE Field Transformers

By Edward Ribeiro - April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

The seamless integration between Cassandra and Solr that is provided by DataStax Enterprise (DSE) allows Cassandra columns to be automatically indexed by Solr through its secondary index API, as the picture below (click to enlarge) from DataStax Enterprise Documentation: Each insert or update of a Cassandra row triggers a new indexing on Solr, inserting or updating the document that corresponds to that Cassandra row.

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Wizarding World of DevCenter

By Alexandre Dutra - April 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

Have you ever found yourself going through the docs trying to remember how to configure caching for your tables? Or struggling to set up a NetworkTopologyStrategy for your keyspaces?

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C# Driver for Cassandra 2.5.1 Released

By Jorge Bay Gondra - March 23, 2015 | 2 Comments

The new version of the C# Driver for Apache Cassandra is now available with support for manual paging and a more user friendly routing API. On the Mapper and Linq components, it adds support for lightweight transactions.

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