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26 February, 2019

How to Get the Most Out of Apache Cassandra™

Authors: Louise Westoby
Apache Cassandra™

Since it first appeared in 2008, Apache Cassandra™—an open source distributed NoSQL database that originally began as a Facebook project—has become increasingly popular for…

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developers
20 February, 2019

Distributed Database Things to Know: Consistent Hashing

Authors: Adron Hall
Apache Cassandra™, Architecture

When I worked at Basho in 2013, I wrote about consistent hashing as part of a series called “Learning About Distributed Databases”. Today I’m kicking that back off after a few years…

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19 February, 2019

How 5G Will Impact Your Data Management Strategy

Authors: Jonathan Lacefield
Data Management

It may be a tad over-hyped and will require years to gestate and fully take effect, but a lot of people these days are talking about the 5G and its potential. Verizon, AT&T, and…

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developers
14 February, 2019

KillrVideo Python Pt. 1 — The Backstory

Authors: Jeffrey Carpenter
Python

After a busy fall of travel doing advocacy at Strata NYC and several DataStax Developer Day events, I had the privilege of a month with no travel. I figured this was the perfect…

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developers
12 February, 2019

What Apache Cassandra™ Developers Want

Authors: Jeffrey Carpenter, Amanda Moran
Apache Cassandra™, Cloud, Multi Data Center, Multicloud

Also contributed by: David Jones-Gilardi, Developer Advocate, DataStax The DataStax Developer Relations team has been on the road a lot lately, meeting our developer communities at…

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7 February, 2019

Powering A Next Generation Streaming TV Experience

Authors: Brad Linder
Customers

Sling TV is an over-the-top (OTT) live streaming content platform that instantly delivers live TV and on-demand entertainment via the internet and customer owned and managed devices…

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company
6 February, 2019

Introducing the Humans of DataStax

Authors: Susie Ughe

At DataStax, we pride ourselves on hiring the most innovative, collaborative, and hard-working people we can find, drawing on our highly distributed and global workforce to propel…

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company
5 February, 2019

How Retailers Can Avoid Valentine’s Day Headaches

Authors: Jonathan Lacefield
Customers, Retail

It may be the day of love but it’s also, quite often, a day of stress for major retailers and the database administrators in charge of keeping their applications running smoothly.…

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company
30 January, 2019

Why Enterprise Data Requires a Hybrid Cloud Strategy

Authors: Matt Kennedy
Hybrid Cloud

Hybrid cloud is the big new thing, but of course it didn't just appear out of nowhere. Organizations have increasingly embraced the cloud over the last decade or so, enabling them…

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developers
29 January, 2019

Gathering the Apache Cassandra™ Tribe at DataStax Accelerate

Authors: Jeffrey Carpenter, Patrick McFadin
Accelerate, Community

Patrick McFadin and Jeff Carpenter from the DataStax Developer Relations team chat about what talks they want to attend at conferences in general and what abstracts they would love…

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22 January, 2019

The Five Ways an Enterprise Data Layer Drives Innovation

Authors: Jonathan Lacefield
Apache Cassandra™

Innovation is critical to the success of any organization. You can’t expect to come up with a single product, no matter how amazing it is, and stick around forever. There’s always…

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company
15 January, 2019

Top 5 NoSQL Database Myths

Authors: Jonathan Lacefield
NoSQL

As today’s fastest-growing companies shift towards utilizing more cloud applications, data problems have become a growing concern. Application and data center requirements of…

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10 January, 2019

Five Great Use Cases for a Hybrid Cloud Database

Authors: Matt Kennedy
Hybrid Cloud

In a data-driven world, leading enterprises are moving to hybrid cloud databases that deliver the agility, reliability, and availability they require. But “hybrid cloud” can span…

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developers
9 January, 2019

Ingesting Data from Relational Databases to Cassandra with StreamSets

Authors: Todd McGrath
Apache Cassandra™, DataStax Enterprise

How do you ingest from an existing relational database (RDBMS) to an Apache Cassandra or DataStax Enterprise cluster? What about a one-time batch loading of historical data vs.…

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8 January, 2019

Best Data Management Strategy for Hybrid Cloud

Authors: Amit Chaudhry
Architecture, Data Management, Hybrid Cloud

Almost every company is already using the cloud or thinking of moving at least part of their IT architecture to the cloud. But how can today’s enterprises take full advantage of…

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developers
4 January, 2019

Looking Back on 2018 and Forward to 2019

Authors: Jeffrey Carpenter, Amanda Moran
Apache Cassandra™, DataStax Enterprise

Also contributed by: David Jones-Gilardi, Developer Advocate, DataStax Cedrick Lunven, Developer Advocate, DataStax Eric Zietlow, Cloud Developer Advocate, DataStax Cristina Veale,…

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developers
3 January, 2019

C/C++ Driver Performance Enhancements

Authors: Michael Fero
C++, Drivers

Over the past couple of months, we’ve released new versions of our C/C++ drivers for DataStax Enterprise (v1.6.0+) and Apache Cassandra (v2.10.0+). These releases fundamentally…

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2 January, 2019

Top Six Data Management Trends for 2019

Authors: Jonathan Lacefield
Data Management

Data management had a stellar 2018—with hybrid and multi-cloud taking front and center stage and continuing to dominate the data concerns of most enterprises. With another year…

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20 December, 2018

The Partner Technologies of DSE 6.7

Authors: Kathryn Erickson
DataStax Enterprise

It’s safe to say that the technology partner and ecosystem team at DataStax is in love with DataStax Enterprise (DSE) 6.7. It’s been two years since we moved this team into our…

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developers
19 December, 2018

When Rotten Tomatoes Isn't Enough: Twitter Sentiment Analysis with DSE Part 3

Authors: Amanda Moran
DSE Analytics, Apache Cassandra™, DataStax Enterprise, Python, Apache Spark™

Part 3 of this blog series will focus on how to do text analytics with DataStax Enterprise Analytics, Apache Cassandra™, Apache Spark™, PySpark, Python, and Jupyter Notebooks.…

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19 December, 2018

What’s New for DataStax Enterprise Analytics 6.7

Authors: Jonathan Lacefield
Apache Spark™, DSE Analytics

The past several releases of DSE have included several pivotal analytics innovations, specifically the popular Always On Spark SQL and DataStax Enterprise File System (DSEFS)…

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18 December, 2018

What’s New for Search in DSE 6.7

Authors: Nick Panahi
DSE Search

DataStax Enterprise (DSE) 6.7 is built on the best distribution of Apache Cassandra™ and DSE 6.7 Search is built with a production-certified version of Apache Solr™ 6.  We are…

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18 December, 2018

Share Your Knowledge at the Premier Apache Cassandra™ Conference

Authors: Louise Westoby
Accelerate

Here at DataStax we’re already looking forward to DataStax Accelerate, the world’s premier Apache Cassandra™ conference.  The conference is being held May 21-23, 2019 in National…

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developers
16 December, 2018

New Major Versions of the DataStax Node.js Drivers

Authors: Jorge Bay Gondra
Drivers

We've just released version 4.0 of the DataStax Node.js Driver for Apache Cassandra and version 2.0 of the DataStax Enterprise Node.js Driver. Let's have a look at some of the…

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