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The Mechanics of Gremlin OLAP

By Marko A. Rodriguez - April 26, 2016

A Gremlin traversal is an abstract description of a legal path through a graph. In the beginning, a single traverser is created that will birth more traversers as a function of the instructions dictated by the traversal.

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Cassandra Native Secondary Index Deep Dive

By Duy Hai Doan - April 18, 2016

Duy Hai Doan, Apache Cassandra Evangelist, DataStax Duy Hai Doan is an Apache Cassandra Evangelist at DataStax. He spends his time between technical presentations/meetups on Cassandra, coding on open source projects to support the community and helping all companies using Cassandra to make their project successful.

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Don’t forget to shut the front door (and secure your OpsCenter)

By Mike Bulman - April 12, 2016

Databases are one of the most, if not the most, critical aspects of any application infrastructure, which makes security a top concern for anyone relying on or managing a database.  Because our customers rely heavily on DataStax Enterprise (DSE) we take security very seriously.

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Python Driver 3.2.0 Released

By Adam Holmberg - April 12, 2016

The DataStax Python Driver 3.2.0 for Apache Cassandra has been released. As with the previous release, work in this one was again focused on the object mapper, cqlengine.

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