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Monthly Archives: October 2020


Apache Cassandra Lunch #24: Cassandra Use Cases

In case you missed it, this blog post is a recap of Cassandra Lunch #24, covering different use cases for Cassandra. We will discuss a number of use cases for Cassandra, focusing on Cassandra’s place in running a digital business technology platform. Also, the live webinar recording of Apache Cassandra Lunch #24 is embedded below in case you were not able to attend live. If you would like to attend Apache Cassandra Lunch live, it is hosted every Wednesday at 12 PM EST. Register at this link now!

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Exploring DataStax Astra’s REST API

In this blog, we will introduce DataStax Astra’s REST API. A video is embedded in the blog if you want to watch a live demo where we build a very simple shopping list app with CRUD operations using DataStax Astra’s REST API on Gitpod. The repository we used is linked here.

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Monitoring Cassandra with DSE OpsCenter

Cassandra Monitoring

Any Cassandra deployment being worked with on a long term basis needs some sort of monitoring solution. Monitoring is extremely useful in the process of diagnosing problems with a cluster. It also helps ensure optimal performance in production systems. There are many ways of monitoring Cassandra clusters, but they can broadly be split into two groups. The first group relies on Cassandra’s JMX integration since Cassandra is a Java application based on JVM. The other group is based on the analysis of Cassandra logs. We have a previous discussion of log-based monitoring that can be found here.

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Apache Cassandra Lunch #23: Lucene Based Indexes on Cassandra

In this blog, we will cover packaged and DIY methods for Lucene based indexes on Cassandra; as well as, give some pros and cons for using Lucene Based Indexes on Cassandra. Also, the live webinar recording of Apache Cassandra Lunch #23 is embedded below in case you were not able to attend live. If you would like to attend Apache Cassandra Lunch live, it is hosted every Wednesday at 12 PM EST. Register at this link now!

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Apache Cassandra Lunch #22: Cassandra Deployment and Administration Tools

In case you missed it, this blog post is a recap of Cassandra Lunch #22, covering deployment and administration tools for Cassandra. We will discuss a number of tools for the installation, configuration, monitoring, and administration of Cassandra clusters.

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