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22 August, 2019

Are You Ready for Your Chicken Sandwich Moment?

Authors: Eric Brown
Customers

Popeyes sandwich shortage highlights the necessity of real-time inventory management So, you’ve hyped your product so well that you can’t keep enough on the shelves.  Nice work!…

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21 August, 2019

The 5 Tools You Need to Simplify Data Distribution

Authors: Louise Westoby
Hybrid Cloud, Microservices

When’s the last time you sat there patiently when a website or app took forever to load—either for personal or professional purposes? In the age of Amazon and smartphones, we all…

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13 August, 2019

How Banks Are Missing the Mark With Data Management

Authors: Chelsea Navo
Data Management, Finance and Banking

The banking and financial services sector has been on the front line of digital transformation— and as a result, banks have an incredible amount of customer data and transactional…

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company
6 August, 2019

Introducing Hybrid Solutions with VMware Cloud and DataStax

Authors: Kathryn Erickson
Hybrid Cloud

We’re excited to announce consistent data, infrastructure, and application management and operations for hybrid and multi-cloud deployments. This advanced DataStax integration…

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company
31 July, 2019

Storing More Data and Saving Money with DSE vs. Open Source Cassandra

Authors: Robin Schumacher
DataStax Enterprise

When the NoSQL movement began years ago, there was intense debate on which NoSQL databases were best for heavy-lifting applications with lots of data. Today, that discussion is…

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company
29 July, 2019

How Kubernetes® Powers Data Management

Authors: Matt Kennedy
Data Management, Kubernetes

More and more organizations are using containers to build modern microservices-architected applications at scale because they enable developers to work quickly and efficiently,…

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company
25 July, 2019

Understanding Containers: A Brief Guide

Authors: Matt Kennedy
Microservices

In an age where speed, availability, and performance matter most, modern applications are increasingly built with microservices. As a result, companies are able to bring better…

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company
23 July, 2019

Why Your Hybrid Cloud Strategy Isn’t Working

Authors: Chelsea Navo
Hybrid Cloud

Enterprises want the best of both worlds, which is why they’re increasingly adopting hybrid and multi-cloud strategies to take advantage of what both public and private cloud…

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18 July, 2019

99% of IT Execs Struggling with Architecture Modernization

Authors: Rachel Herz
Architecture

Modernizing IT architectures is no small task, but it’s one nearly every enterprise is now facing in order to build better applications, innovate faster, and stay competitive.  The…

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company
17 July, 2019

Momentum, Change, and Moving to the Future

Authors: Billy Bosworth, Jonathan Ellis

For several years DataStax has worked with customers in hybrid and multi-cloud environments. Recently, our roadmap has intensified and accelerated in response to customer demands.…

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developers
17 July, 2019

Using the Object Mapper with Scala

Authors: Alex Ott
Drivers, Java

DataStax's Java driver for Apache Cassandra and DSE has a very useful feature called Object Mapper that greatly simplifies the development of the code that accesses the database. It…

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16 July, 2019

Why Hybrid Cloud Is the Answer for Retailers

Authors: Chelsea Navo
Hybrid Cloud, Retail

Retail may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think about technological innovation, but think about how much eCommerce has transformed the way we buy things just…

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company
11 July, 2019

The Four Cloud Technology Trends to Watch Out For

Authors: Peter Bakas
Cloud

Cloud technology has come a long way since computer scientist John McCarthy proposed the idea of computation being delivered as a public utility back in the 1960s.  Now, as more…

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company
9 July, 2019

Why in a Hybrid Cloud World, Developers Need Apache Cassandra™

Authors: Patrick McFadin
Apache Cassandra™, Hybrid Cloud

Say what you’ll say about fads or trends, cloud is here to stay, and for many companies “the cloud” has now evolved into “hybrid cloud.” But most organizations didn’t expect to be…

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developers
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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company
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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company
20 June, 2019

How DataOps Is Changing Application Development

Authors: Matt Kennedy
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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company
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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company
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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company
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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