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31 October, 2019

Five Steps to an Awesome Data Model

Authors: Robin Schumacher

This is an excerpt from the DataStax whitepaper "Data Modeling in Apache Cassandra™;" which delves into how to choose the right data model for your Apache Cassandra™ application in…

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24 October, 2019

Why Data Modeling Is Critical

Authors: Robin Schumacher
Data Modeling

This is an excerpt from the DataStax whitepaper Data Modeling in Apache Cassandra™; which delves into how to choose the right data model for your Apache Cassandra™ application in 5…

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22 October, 2019

What’s Keeping CIOs Up at Night This Holiday Season

Authors: Robin Schumacher
Data Security

2019 has been a great year for IT—with many CIOs seeing their budgets increasing, often to fund digital initiatives and a significant uptick in their strategic role. However, those…

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company
21 October, 2019

Announcing Our New CEO

Authors: Billy Bosworth

Today we are announcing a new CEO for DataStax, Chet Kapoor. This blog post is from our outgoing CEO Billy Bosworth and is a repost of an employee email he sent earlier this morning…

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16 October, 2019

How to Avoid Spending the Holiday Season in the Server Room

Authors: Robin Schumacher
Customers

Maybe not the server room—but sitting out Thanksgiving dinner with a laptop on a remote desktop session, browsing database logs, or hopping between database management consoles…

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14 October, 2019

What's Keeping CIOs Up This Holiday Season

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11 October, 2019

The Ghosts of Customers Past, Present, and Future

Authors: Phil Ferrante
Customers

Charles Dickens wrote his famous novel, A Christmas Carol, 176 years ago this year. Central to the story is Ebenezer Scrooge, a miserly figure resistant to change and largely closed…

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9 October, 2019

A Simpler Approach to Data-Driven Application Development and Database Deployment with DataStax Apollo (Beta)

Authors: Louise Westoby
DataStax Astra

Are you ready for Apache Cassandra™ made easy in the cloud? We’re excited to announce that a beta release of our Database as a service (DBaaS) offering, DataStax Apollo, is now…

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3 October, 2019

Are You Ready for IoT Data Overload?

Authors: Patrick Callaghan
Data Management, IoT

Is your organization ready for the IoT world? By 2020, IDC predicts that there will be a shocking 30 billion connected IoT endpoints, each of which generates, transmits, and…

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30 September, 2019

DataStax CDC Connector for Apache Kafka™ Enables Globally Replicated Microservices

Authors: Christopher Bradford
Apache Kafka®, Microservices

Customers -  like Capital One, Delta Airlines, and Macy's - choose DataStax Enterprise (DSE) because it's underpinned by Apache Cassandra™ and thus offers limitless scale and the…

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27 September, 2019

5 Things Your Enterprise Needs to Manage IoT Data at Scale

Authors: Patrick Callaghan
IoT

The IoT market is on fire, and it’s only going to get hotter as we move further into the future. According to one recent study, the global IoT market brought in $31.5 billion in…

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26 September, 2019

Building Microservices with a Cloud-Native, Scalable, and Highly Available Database

Authors: Serge Leontiev
Cloud, Microservices

Modern application development dictates agility. According to O'Reilly's “State of Microservices Maturity” survey, over 50% of respondents stated that more than half of their new…

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25 September, 2019

Running DataStax Distribution of Apache Cassandra on Google Cloud Platform

Authors: Scott Hendrickson, Gilbert Lau

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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25 September, 2019

Announcing General Availability of DataStax Distribution of Apache Cassandra on Google Cloud

Authors: Kyle Hunter
Cloud

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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developers
23 September, 2019

TypeScript Support in the DataStax Node.js Drivers

Authors: Jorge Bay Gondra
Apache Cassandra™, Drivers, Node.js

I'm happy to announce built-in TypeScript support in our DataStax Node.js drivers for Apache Cassandra and DataStax Enterprise Node.js Driver. TypeScript declarations of the driver…

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19 September, 2019

451 Research: Retailers Need Scale-Out Database Architecture This Holiday Season

Authors: Robin Schumacher
Architecture

Is your business ready to reach new heights this holiday season?  According to a new report from 451 Research, many companies are still relying on older back-end technologies that…

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16 September, 2019

ApacheCon 2019: DataStax Announces Cassandra Monitoring Free Tier, Unified Drivers, Proxy for DynamoDB & More for the Community

Authors: Patrick McFadin
Community

It’s hard to believe that we’re celebrating the 20th year of the Apache Software Foundation. But here we are—and it’s safe to say open source has come a long way over the last two…

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12 September, 2019

Why Developing Modern Applications Is Getting Easier

Authors: Louise Westoby
Cloud

Historically, software was monolithic. In most cases, development teams would have to rewrite or rebuild an entire application to fix a bug or add a new feature. Building…

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12 September, 2019

DataStax Proxy for DynamoDB™ and Apache Cassandra™ – Preview

Authors: Sebastian Estevez

Yesterday at ApacheCon, our very own Patrick McFadin announced the public preview of an open source tool that enables developers to run their AWS DynamoDB™ workloads on Apache…

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11 September, 2019

Ready for the Biggest Holiday Season Ever?

Authors: Robin Schumacher
Customers, DataStax Enterprise

If your business is looking to make the most out of the upcoming holiday season, you need to start preparing as soon as possible.  Otherwise, you might not be able to accommodate…

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9 September, 2019

How DataStax Secures Your Database

Authors: Jenn Yonemitsu
Data Security

Data is at the heart of every agile organization. It helps companies make better decisions, improve customer experiences, ensure optimal inventory levels, and pivot when market…

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developers
5 September, 2019

DataStax Spring Boot Starter for the Java Driver

Authors: Erik Merkle, Tomasz Lelek
Apache Cassandra™, Drivers, Java

Today we released into DataStax Labs the DataStax Java Driver Spring Boot Starter. This starter streamlines the process of building standalone Spring-based applications that use…

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29 August, 2019

The Most Dangerous Thing About Your Data

Authors: Jenn Yonemitsu
Data Security

Your data, by itself, isn’t scary. You need it to make the best decisions. There’s just one problem, and it’s a big one: Unscrupulous actors want your data, too. In the age of…

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23 August, 2019

The 3 Data Trends Developers Need to Know

Authors: Jeffrey Carpenter
DataStax Enterprise

Last weekend, I spoke at Data Con LA, an event DataStax has supported for several years, this year as a platinum sponsor. For those who weren’t able to make it, I figured I’d share…

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