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Webinar Q&A Follow-up – DataStax Enterprise 5.1: 3X the operational analytics speed, help for multi-tenant SaaS apps, & other shiny things

By Gehrig Kunz - March 24, 2017

In this week's webinar, DataStax Enterprise 5.1: 3X the operational analytics speed, help for multi-tenant SaaS apps, & other shiny things, our awesome Technical Evangelist, David Gilardi and I had the opportunity to give a sneak peek at what's in store in our upcoming April 4th release of DataStax Enterprise 5.1, DataStax OpsCenter 6.1, and DataStax Studio 2.0. Here are the answers to your webinar questions.

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Getting the Hang of Using the DataStax Graph Loader: The Basics 

By Marc Selwan - March 21, 2017

The DataStax Graph Loader is an important tool in the development of a DataStax Graph use case. While its primary function is to bulk load data into DSE Graph, it can be a great tool to help you familiarize yourself with some of the in's and out's (pun intended) of the DSE Graph.

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Large Graph Loading Best Practices: Tactics (Part 2)

By Sebastian Estevez - March 14, 2017

The previous post introduced DSE Graph and summarized some key considerations related to dealing with large graphs. This post aims to: describe the tooling available to load large data sets to DSE Graph point out tips, tricks, and key learnings for bulk loading with DSE Graph Loader provide code samples to simplify your bulk loading process into DSE Graph Tooling DSE Graph Loader (DGL) is a powerful tool for loading graph data into DSE Graph.

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Python Driver 3.8.0 Released

By Jim Witschey - February 21, 2017

Today we released version 3.8.0 of the DataStax Python driver for Apache Cassandra. This release is primarily a bugfix release with no specific area of focus.

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Impact of Shared Storage on Apache Cassandra™

By Gehrig Kunz - January 17, 2017

Every now and then we receive the question of why shared storage isn’t recommended for Apache Cassandra™.  The conversation usually goes like this: Customer/User – “We have an awesome SAN and would like to use it for Cassandra.” DataStax – “We don’t recommend shared storage for Cassandra.” Customer/User – “Why not.” DataStax – “Two reasons really.  

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