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Author Archives: Arpan Patel


Connecting Apache Spark and DataStax Astra

In this blog, we discuss connecting Apache Spark and DataStax Astra. Also, a webinar recording is embedded below if you want to watch a live demo where we use Gitpod and Spark-Shell to connect to DataStax Astra. Stay tuned as this will be Part 1 of the “Apache Spark and DataStax Astra” series and Part 2 will cover how to run a Spark job on our DataStax Astra database.

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Apache Cassandra Lunch #27: Cassandra on Baremetal / Virtual Machines/ Containers

Apache Cassandra Lunch #27: Cassandra on Baremetal / Virtual Machines / Containers

In Apache Cassandra Lunch #27: Cassandra on Baremetal / Virtual Machines / Containers, we cover different methods in which we can deploy Cassandra whether it be on Baremetal, Virtual Machines, or Containers; as well as, pros, cons, and deployment tools. The live recording of Cassandra Lunch, which includes a more in-depth discussion, is also 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 here now!

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Cassandra use cases - reference architectures

Apache Cassandra Lunch #25: Cassandra Use Cases – Reference Architectures

In Apache Cassandra Lunch #25: Cassandra Use Cases – Reference Architectures, we cover how Cassandra is used for real-time data platforms; as well as, cover different reference architectures in which Cassandra is and can be used. The live recording of Cassandra Lunch, which includes a more in-depth discussion, is also 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 here now!

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Exploring DataStax Astra’s GraphQL API

In this blog, we will introduce and explore DataStax Astra’s GraphQL API. Also, a video is embedded in the blog where you can watch a live demo where we use Postman to make GraphQL queries and mutations to our Astra database.

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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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