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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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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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company
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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company
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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company
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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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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developers
8 May, 2019

Gear up for Apache Cassandra 4.0 at Accelerate

Authors: Jeffrey Carpenter
Accelerate

After 2+ years of hard work from the community, Apache Cassandra 4.0 is in the final stages of testing for official release. As the biggest gathering of Cassandra professionals…

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company
6 May, 2019

Introducing DataStax Distribution of Apache Cassandra™ on Microsoft Azure

Authors: Kyle Hunter

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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company
2 May, 2019

Two Accelerate Talks Certain to Cause ‘Sparks’

Authors: Amanda Moran
Accelerate, Apache Spark™

There are going to be so many amazing talks this year at DataStax Accelerate. But one of the talks I’m particularly excited for is “To Spark or Not to Spark” by Russell Spitzer. I…

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2 May, 2019

Accelerate Talk to Address Managing Data at Scale

Authors: Hemal Govind
Accelerate, Data Management

I am extremely excited to attend my first DataStax conference, DataStax Accelerate! There are many presentations that I want to attend, but the topics that most interest me are…

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company
2 May, 2019

Accelerate Talk on Spring Boot and Cassandra a Must-Attend

Authors: Chris Splinter
Accelerate

DataStax Accelerate is quickly approaching and my excitement for this event is growing by the day. There are so many high-quality speakers on the docket, including those…

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company
1 May, 2019

Why Anyone into Apache Cassandra Needs to Attend Accelerate

Authors: Patrick McFadin
Accelerate

If you are building modern applications that scale in all sorts of ways, then you’re probably into Apache Cassandra. If you’re attracted to multi-data center replication, fault…

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company
1 May, 2019

Can’t-Miss Apache Kafka™ Talk at DataStax Accelerate

Authors: Manikandan Srinivasan
Accelerate, Apache Kafka®

As part of my customer engagements, I often speak to data architects and leads striving to build real-time data architectures that are flexible and scalable. With the array of…

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1 May, 2019

A Kubernetes Talk at DataStax Accelerate That You Shouldn’t Miss

Authors: Gahl Levy
Accelerate, Kubernetes

The world of database operations is changing rapidly. Day by day, new technologies are evolving to simplify your life as a database operator. One of these key technologies is…

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developers
30 April, 2019

DataStax Bulk Loader Pt. 3 — Common Settings

Authors: Brian Hess
Data Processing, DataStax Bulk Loader

This is the third blog post about dsbulk.  The first two blog posts (here and here) covered some basic loading examples.  This post will delve into some of the common options to…

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