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8 July, 2019

DataStax Bulk Loader Pt. 5 — Counting

Authors: Brian Hess
Data Processing, DataStax Bulk Loader

The first three blog posts in this series dealt with data loading (here, here, and here), and the fourth blog post (here) dealt with data unloading.  This blog will deal with the…

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developers
8 July, 2019

KillrVideo Python Pt. 6— Cassandra with Python: Simple to Complex

Authors: Jeffrey Carpenter
Apache Cassandra™, Python

This is the latest installment of a series about building a Python application with Apache Cassandra — specifically a Python implementation of the KillrVideo microservice tier. In…

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company
27 June, 2019

Data at Cloud Scale: How IoT Is Changing Data Management

Authors: Patrick Callaghan
Cloud, Data Management, IoT

As IoT-enabled supply chains increase exponentially in the oncoming years, data management specialists are faced with a new challenge: handling IoT data at scale. The speed and…

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company
26 June, 2019

Hybrid and Multi-Cloud Deployment Scenarios

Authors: Louise Westoby
Hybrid Cloud, Multicloud

As cloud-first strategies gradually transform into cloud-only initiatives, many IT teams feel pressured to move all, or at least a majority, of their workloads to the cloud as…

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25 June, 2019

How to Make Hybrid Cloud Easy

Authors: Chelsea Navo
Hybrid Cloud

The hybrid cloud advantage: fast development; hassle-free and affordable scale; apps running lag-free on any device anywhere thanks to containerized distribution. These are just a…

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20 June, 2019

How DataOps Is Changing Application Development

Authors:
OpsCenter

Another day, another buzzword that surfaces in the data management space with promises of changing the way things are done. Although in this case—it could be with good reason.…

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18 June, 2019

Velocity Conference Shows What’s Gaining Velocity in Data Management

Authors: Patrick McFadin
Data Management

Last week I attended O’Reilly’s Velocity and Software Architecture conferences—a double-bill targeting modern developers. I'm quite familiar with Velocity because I’ve been…

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13 June, 2019

Why Open Source Is Both the Past and the Future

Authors: Louise Westoby

The open source software market is expected to reach $32.95 billion by 2022, nearly tripling in growth in five years. Certainly the fact that 98% of developers use open source tools…

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11 June, 2019

Why It’s Time to Rethink Data Modeling

Authors: Louise Westoby
Data Modeling

Data modeling provides a means of planning and blueprinting the complex relationship between an application and its data. It has become increasingly important as the “three Vs” of…

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developers
7 June, 2019

DataStax Bulk Loader Pt. 4 — Unloading

Authors: Brian Hess
Data Processing, DataStax Bulk Loader

In the previous 3 blog posts (here, here, and here), we covered some loading examples, and covered some of the common options, such as logging and connection details.  In this blog…

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company
6 June, 2019

The Six Steps to Hybrid Cloud

Authors: Ron Cohen
Hybrid Cloud

Hybrid cloud, or the combination of on-premises data centers with one or more public or private cloud, is quickly becoming the go-to computing environment for enterprises looking to…

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5 June, 2019

DataStax Names VMware Partner of the Year

Authors: Joy Cao
Community

DataStax Accelerate 2019, our inaugural user conference, turned out to be an incredible event chock-full of invaluable networking and enlightening presentations about building…

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developers
31 May, 2019

Property Graph Modeling with an FU Towards Supernodes

Authors: Adron Hall
Data Modeling, DSE Graph, Maintenance, Tuning

Some notes along with this talk. Which is about ways to mitigate super nodes, partitioning strategies, and related efforts. Jonathan’s talk is vendor neutral, even though he works…

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22 May, 2019

DataStax Constellation: A Quick Technical Rundown

Authors: Robin Schumacher
DataStax Constellation

We’re excited to announce DataStax Constellation, our new cloud platform that’s designed to bring a whole new level of sophistication and capabilities to the Database as a Service (…

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21 May, 2019

Introducing Our New Cloud-Native Data Platform: DataStax Constellation

Authors: Billy Bosworth
DataStax Constellation

Today, we’re announcing DataStax Constellation, our new cloud data platform designed to make hybrid and multi-cloud data management ‘easy and obvious’ in a world where building…

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20 May, 2019

Social Media Contests at DataStax Accelerate 2019

Authors: Sarah Burr
Accelerate

Want to win a DataStax Swag Bag? Follow @DataStax on Twitter and attend DataStax Accelerate 2019 for three chances to win! Submit your funny captions for the #Accelerate19Caption…

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15 May, 2019

How Apache Cassandra™ Balances Consistency, Availability, and Performance

Authors: Louise Westoby
Apache Cassandra™, Architecture

Managing the trade-off between consistency and availability is nothing new in distributed databases. It’s such a well-known issue that there is a theorem to describe it. While…

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15 May, 2019

Five Ways to Secure Your Distributed Data

Authors: Nick Panahi
Data Security

Securing your data should be top of mind for any modern application. Security breaches are on the rise and the associated penalties are severe, impacting your brand and, in turn,…

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developers
14 May, 2019

Building an Application Using DataStax Distribution of Apache Cassandra

Authors: Scott Hendrickson
Apache Cassandra™, Drivers, Java

Editor's Note: Effective February 1, 2020, DataStax will no longer be selling DataStax Distribution of Apache Cassandra. For enterprises interested in support for Apache Cassandra,…

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14 May, 2019

Why Open Source Software Is the Key to Hybrid Cloud

Authors: Louise Westoby
Hybrid Cloud

In previous posts, we’ve talked about the benefits of the hybrid cloud. We’ve also offered some guidance about making the transition to the hybrid cloud. So you know about the “whys…

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developers
13 May, 2019

To Spark or Not to Spark

Authors: Russell Spitzer
Apache Spark™

Apache Spark! Darling of the Big Data world and the easiest entry point into Machine Learning. It's fast, it's cool, and it's hip. So many great things, but should you be using it…

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10 May, 2019

Building Apps Is Where It’s at for DataStax Accelerate

Authors: David Jones-Gilardi
Accelerate

DataStax Accelerate is right around the corner and comes with a plethora of awesome speakers and informational talks. For those of you wearing a developer hat, the “Building Modern…

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developers
10 May, 2019

KillrVideo Python Pt. 5— When Data Access is the Easiest Part of a Microservice

Authors: Jeffrey Carpenter
DataStax Enterprise, Python

Over the first few posts of this series, I’ve been sharing about my experience building a Python implementation of the KillrVideo microservice tier. In the previous posts I shared…

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company
9 May, 2019

Modern Apps and Hybrid Cloud—The Perfect Combo

Authors: Aaron Ploetz
Hybrid Cloud

Modern apps and hybrid cloud have become buzzwords in the database community. Buzzwords can sometimes be misleading as they don’t always pertain to things “buzzworthy,” but in this…

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