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AI and IoT have risen to the top of many companies’ priority list for resource investment, but to make the most of AI and IoT, enterprises will need to do a lot more than just hire machine learning experts. One of the most important things they can do is make sure their database is ready for hybrid cloud.

By Chelsea Navo, Vanguard Lead, Presales Architecture


Developers interested in distributed database systems, Apache Cassandra™, and frictionlessly deploying modern applications in hybrid cloud need to attend DataStax Accelerate. This blog post explains why.

By Matthias Broecheler, Chief Technologist

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Reduce Costs and De-Risk Your Mainframe—On Your Terms

Mainframe environments are beginning to become incredibly burdensome for most companies. As the application world pushed into the cloud, the mainframe became harder to use, and now it’s become imperative for enterprises to find a new solution. Learn how to migrate off your mainframe legacy systems and move to something better, on your terms.

By Bob Brady, Business Value Consultant, April 18, 2019

The Five Ways Microservices Are Changing Business

Microservices promise to usher in a whole new era of faster, easier application development and deployment. This blog post explains the five key ways microservices are enabling today’s businesses.

By Jim Hatcher, Principal Architect, April 16, 2019

Data Strategy Modernization for Federal Agencies

Governments and federal agencies need to rebuild their data management modernization strategies in light of cloud adoption and massive smartphone usage. Read this blog post to learn the kind of database they need to do this.

By Brian Shealey, Enterprise Sales Manager, April 11, 2019

How Fog Computing Powers AI, IoT, and 5G

Fog computing, or computing at the edge of enterprise’s network instead of from a centralized cloud, promises to seriously enable and enhance AI, IoT, and 5G. Learn what fog computing is, how it works, and the benefits it brings to enterprises.

By Madhavan Sridharan, Senior Architect, April 9, 2019

How to Transition to Hybrid Cloud

Making the transition to hybrid cloud poses myriad advantages for companies, but also myriad challenges. This blog post explores a phased-in approach to transitioning to hybrid cloud, and what companies need to consider in each phase.

By Chelsea Navo, Vanguard Lead, Presales Architecture, April 4, 2019

Avengers Fan Frustration Highlights Importance of Database Technology

When Avengers fans couldn’t buy their tickets online, it highlighted a very important aspect of customer service: the database. Read this blog post to learn why having the right kind of database solves these types of issues by preventing them from happening in the first place.

By David Waugh, Senior Vice President of Market Development, April 2, 2019