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Airflow and Cassandra

Apache Cassandra Lunch #48: Airflow and Cassandra

In Apache Cassandra Lunch #48: Airflow and Cassandra, we discussed using Airflow to manage interactions with Cassandra. Specifically this week we covered Airflow Operators, and how they could be used to interact with a Cassandra cluster on the level of the various language drivers. 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 #21: Python ETL Tools

In Data Engineer’s Lunch #21: Python ETL Tools, we discussed, compared, and contrasted a number of python tools that assist in running ETL pipelines. 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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Cassandra Java Driver Session

Cassandra Java Driver Session

In this blog post, we will discuss the different session classes available in the Cassandra Java driver. A session is meant to handle the execution of certain types of commands on a Cassandra cluster. Different types of sessions are meant to handle different types of interactions. Sessions can also configure the way that they connect to a Cassandra cluster, manipulating where interactions are sent for processing.

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data engineer's lunch #18

Data Engineer’s Lunch #18: Luigi for Scheduling

In Data Engineer’s Lunch #18: Luigi for Scheduling, we discussed using Luigi as a workflow scheduler. We then compared its utility vs our previously discussed schedulers, Airflow and Jenkins. 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 #17: NoSQL Part 3: Data Store Types

In Data Engineer’s Lunch #17: NoSQL Part 3: Data Store Types, we discussed the four different types of data stores that underlie NoSQL databases. 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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