Business Platform Team

Anant Corporation Blog: Our research, knowledge, thoughts, and recommendations about building and managing online business platforms.

Author Archives: Rahul Singh


K8ssandra - Helm Chart for Cassandra & Other Tools

What is K8ssandra?

K8ssandra is a helm chart that allows Apache Cassandra DBAs to easily bring up and manage a Cassandra cluster on any distribution of Kubernetes using a few simple commands. So what makes K8ssandra different from an operator such as Cass-Operator, CassKop?

Continue reading

Data Operations Guide for Apache Cassandra

This series will outline the general approaches for data operations in business-critical environments that leverage Cassandra and must maintain high-availability in an agile development and continuous delivery environment. 

Continue reading

Apache Cassandra : The Interplanetary Database

Just imagine a business platform that needs to work for people not just in three contents, but three planets. The idea is not as farfetched as you may think.

Continue reading

Cassandra.Link Origin Story

In the year 2000, I was lucky enough to get flown to LinuxWorld for free. I was just learning open source development and the Linux Operating System. What I saw & learned at the conference as an 18 year old convinced me of two fundamental facts. (Read the full story to find out how I got there for free!)

1. Open source can thrive in the market place in the “Bazaar” model.

2. Open source can only thrive because community members contribute more to the community than just code.

Continue reading

Migrating from a Relational Database to Cassandra: Why, Where, When, and How

The Apache Cassandra database has gained popularity because it offers scalability and high availability without compromising performance. Many applications running today were built using relational database technology, however, this technology doesn’t offer the scalability or availability that Cassandra does. This is why many people are considering the switch to Switch to Cassandra. In this post, we will cover everything you need to know about switching from a relational database to Cassandra.

Continue reading