Automating Cassandra Administration with the DataStax OpsCenter API
Provisioning, configuration, patching, and deployment are complex in distributed systems like Cassandra. At Surescripts, we use Ansible as our enterprise deployment tool. The DataStax OpsCenter API integrates easily with the Ansible URI module. We found the OpsCenter API to be complete and well-documented and use it extensively. I'll detail our use of the API for automating a common task.