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Monthly Archives: July 2020


Spark and Cassandra for Machine Learning: Testing

Testing is how we guess at the efficacy of our machine learning models out in the real world. The basics may seem obvious, but specific test metrics can help you emphasize performance on the parts of your application that are the most important. Depending on the rewards for good predictions and the penalties for bad ones, we can change the type of tests we use to emphasize one over the other. Testing can help tell us that we need to go back and change something about our training process or tell us when we can move forward and finalize our model.

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Apache Cassandra Lunch #12: Cassandra & Kurbernetes

In case you missed Cassandra Lunch #12, we looked at how you can start using Apache Cassandra with Kubernetes. In this blog, we will give a quick introduction to Kubernetes as well as a few other tools you’ll need to work with. We have also included a link to a video of Cassandra Lunch #12 if you want a more in-depth discussion about Kubernetes.

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Presto and Cassandra

In this blog post, we will introduce Presto, an open-source distributed SQL query engine, and discuss how to connect it with Cassandra. We will also give you a quick demo to show how you can quickly test it out yourself. Also, this will be part 1 of our series on “Doing SQL and Reporting on Apache Cassandra with Open Source Tools”, so be on the lookout for parts 2, 3, and 4!

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Introduction to Terraform

In this blog post, I’m going to introduce you to Terraform which is a declarative, infrastructure as code developed by HashiCorp. I’ll cover what Terraform is, what it can do, and how you can start using it today. I’ll also have an accompanying webinar where I’ll walk you through getting started with Terraform so be on the lookout for that!

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Apache Cassandra Lunch #11 : Different Cassandra Distributions and Variants

In case you missed Cassandra Lunch #11, we discussed 10 different Cassandra distributions and variants. In this blog, we will give a quick introduction to those 10 distributions and variants. We have also linked a video of Cassandra Lunch #11 if you want a more in-depth discussion about these 10 Cassandra distributions and variants.

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