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In the most recent major DSE release, we took what was already the best distribution of Apache Cassandra and made it faster, more resilient, and more intuitive to operate. In this DataStax Drivers blog post, we will give you the client-side scoop on what’s been added to facilitate interacting with DSE 6.

By Chris Splinter, PM - Developer Solutions


Today we are making DataStax-built images widely available for non-production use by hosting them in Docker Hub. We want the images to be as easy for you to use as they are for our internal teams. Read on to learn more and how to access.

By Kathryn Erickson, Director of Strategic Partnerships at DataStax; Donnie Roberson, Senior Software Engineer, Partners

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Visualize Your Data 2x Faster With Tableau

Learn how DSE6 enables you to visualize your data 2x faster compared to previous versions when using the Spark SQL connection in Tableau.

By Donnie Roberson, Senior Software Engineer, Partners, May 16, 2018

Announcing DataStax Studio 6

To bolster developer productivity, we’re thrilled to release DataStax Studio 6, which is loaded with improvements. Here's a quick tour of all that’s new in DataStax Studio 6.

By Manikandan Srinivasan, Sr. Director, Products, May 15, 2018

What’s New for Search in DSE 6

With DataStax Enterprise (DSE) 6 we've upped the game in so many ways, but especially in search. Read this to learn about all the new search features and functionality of DSE 6.

By Nick Panahi, Sr. Product Manager, May 10, 2018

Introducing DataStax Bulk Loader

With DataStax Enterprise (DSE) 6 we’ve introduced one of the most requested features for DSE, a bulk loading (and unloading) utility called the DataStax Bulk Loader (abbreviated as DSBulk).

By Brian Hess, Senior Product Manager for Analytics, May 8, 2018

Introducing AlwaysOn SQL for DSE Analytics

With DataStax Enterprise (DSE) 6 we have introduced AlwaysOn SQL, a new, highly-available, secure SQL service for analytical queries. This service will allow BI, ETL, and other tools to connect via the standard ODBC and JDBC protocols to analyze data in DSE, including tabular data from the database, graph data from DSE Graph, and files stored in DSEFS.

By Brian Hess, Senior Product Manager for Analytics, May 3, 2018

What’s New for DataStax Enterprise Analytics 6

DSE Analytics delivers improved simplicity, reliability, flexibility, and performance to the DSE platform. Read this blog to learn how DSE Analytics 6 continues the enhancements and optimizations to DSE’s Spark engine that customers have come to expect from DataStax.

By Brian Hess, Senior Product Manager for Analytics, May 1, 2018

Taking the Pain Out of Database Upgrades

In an ideal world, everyone upgrades to the latest and greatest version of DataStax Enterprise (DSE) as soon as it becomes available. But we know that is often not the case. With our new Upgrade Service, life gets easier. You no longer need to deal with error-prone, manual upgrade and configuration processes. Read on to learn more.

By Manikandan Srinivasan, Sr. Director, Products, April 26, 2018