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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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:
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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