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30 April, 2019

Lord of the Rings Talk at Accelerate

Authors: Marc Selwan
Accelerate

I am beyond excited for DataStax Accelerate! I’ve been to many of the Cassandra Summits in the past and one of the many things I’ve found extremely valuable are the talks from…

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30 April, 2019

Important Monitoring Session for Operators at DataStax Accelerate

Authors: Gahl Levy
Accelerate

When running mission-critical applications, it’s essential to have a reliable data backbone to power them. The ability to monitor your DataStax Enterprise (DSE) deployment and gain…

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29 April, 2019

Accelerate Talk: What NOT to Do When Using Cassandra in the Cloud

Authors: Robin Schumacher
Accelerate, Cloud

I wrote my first technical paper on using Apache Cassandra™ and DataStax Enterprise (DSE) in the cloud way back in 2012. In it, I discussed why Cassandra and DSE supply a solid…

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29 April, 2019

Don’t Miss This DataStax Accelerate Talk!

Authors: Jonathan Lacefield
Accelerate

Even though it was 40 degrees this past weekend in Atlanta, the calendar says we’re getting into late Spring and that means DataStax Accelerate is just around the corner! It’s been…

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25 April, 2019

The Five Things Modern Applications Need

Authors: Matt Kennedy
Data Management

Software has come a long way in a relatively short period of time. If you’re old enough, you probably remember using software in the ‘80s or ‘90s, at least to some extent. Programs…

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24 April, 2019

Why a Hybrid Cloud Database is Your Key to AI and IoT

Authors: Chelsea Navo
A.I., Hybrid Cloud, IoT

Not so very long ago, artificial intelligence (AI) was the stuff of science fiction. AI, at least in the minds of the general public, was relegated to fantastically fantastical sci-…

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developers
22 April, 2019

What is DataStax Accelerate Bootcamp and Why Should I Attend?

Authors: Cristina Veale, Eric Zietlow
Accelerate

As developers, knowledge is the main thing that holds us back.  The phrase “the more you know” has never been truer. From learning new languages and technologies to better…

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18 April, 2019

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

Authors: Bob Brady
Accelerate

“I predict that the last mainframe will be unplugged on March 15, 1996.”  –Stewart Alsop, Editor-In-Chief, InfoWorld, 1991 As it turned out, Alsop never made it into the…

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18 April, 2019

Why You Should Attend DataStax Accelerate, from One Developer to Another

Authors:
Accelerate

DataStax Accelerate, the world’s premier Apache Cassandra™ conference, is right around the corner, taking place May 21–23 in Washington, D.C. I couldn’t be more excited. If you’re…

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17 April, 2019

New Intel® Hardware Pushes DSE Even Further Ahead of Apache Cassandra™

Authors: Kathryn Erickson
DataStax Enterprise

In April 2018, we released DataStax Enterprise (DSE) 6 and revealed to the market that it was twice as fast as Cassandra or any previous version of DSE. The performance improvements…

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developers
17 April, 2019

Lena Hall presents “So You Want to Run Data-Intensive Systems on Kubernetes”

Authors: Adron Hall
Kubernetes

If you’re interested in running data-intensive systems (think Apache Cassandra, DataStax Enterprise, Kafka, Spark, Tensorflow, Elasticsearch, Redis, etc) in Kubernetes this is a…

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developers
17 April, 2019

Install All the THINGS! But especially Apache Cassandra, Apache Spark and Jupyter

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

So you want to experiment with Apache Cassandra and Apache Spark to do some Machine Learning, awesome! But there is one downside, you need to create a cluster or ask to borrow…

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16 April, 2019

The Five Ways Microservices Are Changing Business

Authors: Jim Hatcher
Microservices

Microservices have arrived, and they are quickly gaining adoption. IDC predicts that 90% of applications will utilize microservices architecture by 2020, with many of the world’s…

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company
11 April, 2019

Data Strategy Modernization for Federal Agencies

Authors: Brian Shealey
Federal

Federal and government agencies are facing both a huge opportunity and a huge challenge right now, thanks to the continued adoption of the cloud and the ongoing push to leverage…

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9 April, 2019

How Fog Computing Powers AI, IoT, and 5G

Authors: Madhavan Sridharan
Cloud

It wasn’t enough to have “the cloud,” but now we have fog? What’s next—hail? The term may sound a little odd and conjure up images of distant lighthouses in faraway lands, but “…

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developers
9 April, 2019

DataStax Bulk Loader Pt. 2 — More Loading

Authors: Brian Hess
Data Processing, DataStax Bulk Loader

In the last blog post, we introduced the dsbulk command, some basic loading examples, and dove into some mappings. In this blog post, we are going to look into some additional…

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4 April, 2019

How to Transition to Hybrid Cloud

Authors: Chelsea Navo
Hybrid Cloud

Did you know that a majority of companies have already transitioned to a hybrid cloud strategy? According to RightScale’s 2019 State of the Cloud Report, 58% of all enterprises have…

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developers
4 April, 2019

KillrVideo Python Pt. 4 — Who Needs Unit Tests? I’m Building Microservices!

Authors: Jeffrey Carpenter
Apache Cassandra™, DataStax Enterprise, Python

As a software industry veteran I’ve s̶e̶e̶n̶ / e̶x̶p̶e̶r̶i̶e̶n̶c̶e̶d̶ / i̶n̶f̶l̶i̶c̶t̶e̶d̶ / been victimized by any number of inventive approaches to integrating and testing…

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developers
3 April, 2019

Lightweight Transactions with DataStax Enterprise

Authors: Eric Zietlow
Apache Cassandra™, DataStax Enterprise

Lightweight transactions are extremely powerful when used correctly.  They not only enable you to use a highly durable distributed system in an ACID-like way, but they also allow…

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2 April, 2019

The Four Main Challenges with Apache Cassandra™

Authors: Louise Westoby
Apache Cassandra™

Enterprises are increasingly flocking to open source technology because of its accessibility, theoretical cost-effectiveness, and ability to attract top talent. According to the…

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2 April, 2019

Avengers Fan Frustration Highlights Importance of Database Technology

Authors: David Waugh
NoSQL

How do you know it’s time to upgrade your database technology? When your fans can't buy tickets to your latest blockbuster movie, for example—as recently happened with Avengers…

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developers
26 March, 2019

DataStax Bulk Loader Pt. 1 — Introduction and Loading

Authors: Brian Hess
Data Processing, DataStax Bulk Loader

The DataStax Bulk Loader, dsbulk, is a new bulk loading utility introduced in DSE 6 (To download the DataStax Bulk Loader click here).  It solves the task of efficiently loading…

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company
26 March, 2019

Apache Cassandra™: Four Interesting Facts

Authors: Louise Westoby
Apache Cassandra™

Apache Cassandra is the NoSQL database that powers several of today’s leading organizations, including Instagram, GoDaddy, and Netflix. The database was developed to meet the needs…

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21 March, 2019

How to Build Modern Applications with Microservices

Authors: Jim Hatcher
Microservices

Microservices are starting to take over nearly every aspect & angle of modern enterprises In one survey of more than 350 senior development stakeholders, 91% said they are…

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