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Stargate and Cassandra

Apache Cassandra Lunch #87: Cassandra.api, Astra, and Stargate

In Apache Cassandra Lunch #87: Cassandra.api, Astra, and Stargate, we discussed using AstraDBs included Stargate API layer to substitute for the written Node and Python APIs in our Cassandra.api project. The live recording of Cassandra Lunch, which includes a more in-depth discussion and a demo, 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 here now!

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Data Engineer’s Lunch #59: Spark Tasks and Distribution

In Data Engineer’s Lunch #59: Spark Tasks and Distribution, we discussed using a machine learning example to investigate the way that Spark distributes work between nodes. . The live recording of the Data Engineer’s 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 a Data Engineer’s Lunch live, it is hosted every Monday at noon EST. Register here now!

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Data Engineer’s Lunch #54: dbt and Spark

In Data Engineer’s Lunch #54: dbt and Spark, we discussed the data build tool, a tool for managing data transformations with config files rather than code. We connected it to Apache Spark and used it to perform transformations. The live recording of the Data Engineer’s 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 a Data Engineer’s Lunch live, it is hosted every Monday at noon EST. Register here now!

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Data Engineer’s Lunch #45: Apache Livy

In Data Engineer’s Lunch #45: Apache Livy, we discussed Apache Livy, a REST API for interacting with Spark Clusters. It also helps with submitting jobs and managing Spark Contexts and cached data. The live recording of the Data Engineer’s 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 a Data Engineer’s Lunch live, it is hosted every Monday at noon EST. Register here now!

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Apache Cassandra Lunch #65: Spark Cassandra Connector Pushdown

In Apache Cassandra Lunch #65: Spark Cassandra Connector Pushdown, we discussed Spark predicate pushdown in the context of the Spark Cassandra connector. The live recording of Cassandra Lunch, which includes a more in-depth discussion and a demo, 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 here now!

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