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28 July, 2020

Apache Cassandra Benchmarking: 4.0 Brings the Heat with New Garbage Collectors ZGC and Shenandoah

Authors: Alexander Dejanovski
Apache Cassandra™

Apache Cassandra 4.0 beta is the first version that supports JDK 11 and onwards. Latency is an obvious concern for Apache Cassandra™ users and big hopes have been put into ZGC, the…

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27 July, 2020

[Webcast] 10 Clever Astra Demos: Build Cloud-Native Apps with the Astra Cassandra DBaaS

Authors: Matt Kennedy, Jim McCollom

How fast can you build a cloud-native app on a Cassandra-as-a-Service? What new APIs and familiar open-source tools are at your disposal? How many can we demo in 50 minutes!?  Join…

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22 July, 2020

Accelerate Season 1 - That’s a Wrap!

Authors: Mala Tejwani

Season 1 of Accelerate: A NoSQL Original Series is officially in the books! The Cassandra community came together to learn how users and enterprises are innovating with open-source…

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21 July, 2020

Fit for the Future: Apache Cassandra 4.0 Beta Now Available

Authors: Chris Splinter

The Apache Cassandra community has been working tirelessly on the quality of the core database to build an indestructible foundation that you can trust to handle your most demanding…

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20 July, 2020

Modernize your Cassandra App with a 3-Step Migration to the Astra DbaaS Using Apache Spark

Authors: Alex Ott, Sebastian Estevez

When we launched Astra, the cloud-native service for Apache Cassandra™ applications, we also open-sourced portions of the architecture and tooling that backs it. Today, we continue…

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20 July, 2020

Take Flight - Live (and Free) Migration for Your Apache Cassandra Apps

Authors: Kathryn Erickson

We’ve decided that 2020 needs some good news! In May, we launched Astra, a cloud native Apache Cassandra service. We’ve welcomed thousands of users to the Astra platform and that’s…

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16 July, 2020

Java and Cassandra: A Marriage Made for Microservices

Authors: Patrick McFadin, John Rae-Grant, Chris Splinter

Over the years, Apache Cassandra™ has been proven as the powerful database of choice, designed to solve tough data challenges where relational databases would fail. Similarly, Java…

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8 July, 2020

Learning Without Fear at datastax.com/dev

Authors: Jeffrey Carpenter

We’re excited to share a new learning experience for both new and experienced Cassandra users now available at datastax.com/dev. The “DataStax for Developers” site features embedded…

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24 June, 2020

DataStax and IBM Partner to Bring the Power of Cassandra to Enterprises

Authors: DataStax

We’re excited to announce a partnership with IBM to deliver DataStax Enterprise (DSE) as a managed service fully run by IBM Cloud.  Today’s data-driven enterprises require premium…

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19 June, 2020

DataStax Helps Enterprises Achieve Multi-Cloud deployments with Open-Source Apache Cassandra™

Authors: Cathleen Nelson

Apache Cassandra™ is one of the most popular NoSQL databases for its ability to handle any workload with zero downtime, zero lock-in and at global scale. At DataStax we have made it…

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16 June, 2020

AIOps for Apache Cassandra - Introducing Vector

Authors: Aaron Morton

We created Vector to make it easier for new and existing users of Apache Cassandra™ and DataStax Enterprise (DSE) to be consistently successful. The technology allows DataStax to…

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10 June, 2020

Welcome to the “Example of the Week” Program

Authors: Rebecca Mills

Code snippets, examples, and demo applications will help you get things done faster with Apache Cassandra™ Have you ever been in a situation where you were looking to accomplish a…

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10 June, 2020

Run Apache Cassandra on Kubernetes 15x Faster with Arrikto and DataStax

Authors: Christopher Bradford, Chris Pavlou

This is a synopsis of the full joint report between DataStax and Arrikto. For all the performance results and details please see the complete report here Response times for…

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8 June, 2020

Improved Client Request Routing for Apache Cassandra™

Authors: Jorge Bay Gondra

We recently introduced changes in the client drivers that affects how incoming requests are distributed across an Apache Cassandra cluster. The new default load balancing algorithm…

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developers
1 June, 2020

Adding and removing data in Astra tables

Authors:
Better Botz

In the last post, you used the DataStax Astra API to generate data for our Better Botz database. When DataStax Astra was made generally available, GraphQL was added as a feature for…

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28 May, 2020

DataStax Astra + Knowi = Hybrid Deployment with Unified Analytics

Authors: Nick Panahi

We recently announced the GA of Astra, DataStax’s cloud-native database-as-a-service (DBaaS) built on Apache Cassandra™, with cloud applications and deployments in mind. Astra…

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26 May, 2020

Learn Cassandra with DataStax Desktop

Authors: Jake Robb, Jeff Banks

We're on a mission to make it quick and easy for new users to get started with Apache Cassandra™. For example, last week we released DataStax Astra, delivering a no-operations…

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19 May, 2020

Cloud-Native Architecture Puts the Power Back in Developers’ Hands

Authors: DataStax

Interested in more talks like these? Sign up today for Accelerate: A NoSQL Original Series for access to on-demand episodes. In recent years, many large organizations have started…

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15 May, 2020

Monitoring Apache Cassandra™ Made Simple

Authors: Jake Luciani

To learn more about the DataStax open-source project, Metric Collector for Apache Cassandra and to try a demo, visit us on GitHub. Apache Cassandra is a resilient system for users…

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13 May, 2020

Advanced Apache Cassandra Analytics Now Open For All

Authors: Russell Spitzer, Alex Ott

For several years, the most advanced parts of analytics of Apache Cassandra™ have been restricted to only DataStax Enterprise customers. In our continuing commitment to lead with…

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13 May, 2020

Data-driven Enterprises, Now and in the Future

Authors: DataStax

Sign up today for Accelerate: A NoSQL Original Series to get access to Chet's Kapoor's talk. Many of today’s leading enterprises began their digital transformation journeys 10 or…

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12 May, 2020

Astra: The Future of Apache Cassandra is Cloud Native

Authors: Sam Ramji

Cloud-Native Apache Cassandra Along with tens of thousands of developers and operators, and companies ranging from startups to titans like Apple and Netflix, we want to see Apache…

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12 May, 2020

Welcome to DataStax Astra

Authors:

If you learn one thing from this blog post, I hope it’s that Astra is the easiest form of Cassandra that anybody has ever seen.  With a few keystrokes and zero dollars (not even a…

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4 May, 2020

Accelerate: A NoSQL Original Series Premieres May 12

Authors: Erica Lien

Don’t miss out! Sign up for Accelerate: A NoSQL Original Series today. If you’re a NoSQL enthusiast who’s stuck inside, pull up a chair and get your popcorn ready, because we’ve…

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