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Cassandra as a service in the cloud

Cassandra as a Service in the Cloud

In this blog, we will cover 3 ways you can utilize Cassandra as a service in the cloud. We will cover DataStax Astra, Amazon Keyspaces, and Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB. A video is embedded in the blog where you can watch a live demo where we spin up databases on each of these services and take a look at the cool features each service provides.

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Deploying Kubernetes on AWS using Terraform Pt. 2

Today I’m going to walk you through how to deploy Kubernetes on AWS using Terraform. In Part 1 of this series, I mentioned that I had a tough time getting my terraform demonstration to work because of my auto-scaling configuration. That resulted in endless instances being spun up on my AWS account and prevented me from creating more due to the limit. This time around I was able to get my demo working successfully! The procedure and setup are different from my first attempt however I had an in-depth overview of Kubernetes in the first webinar so I will include them in the same series.

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Open Source BI Tools and Cassandra

In this blog, we will cover 3 different open source BI tools that you can use to do SQL and reporting on Apache Cassandra. This blog is part 4 and wraps up our series on “Doing SQL and Reporting on Apache Cassandra with Open Source Tools”. Parts 1-3 will be linked at the end of the blog if you want to check them out as well. Also, a webinar will be embedded below if you want to watch a video version of this blog; as well as, a live demo using one of the tools we discuss!

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Cassandra Lunch #19: Combined Use of Relational Databases and Cassandra

In case you missed it, this blog post is a recap of Cassandra Lunch #19, covering the combined use of relational databases and Cassandra. We will discuss the advantages of using relational databases and Cassandra separately, before covering the advantages and methods for using both concurrently. 

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Cassandra Lunch #18: Connecting Cassandra to Kafka

In this blog, we recap Cassandra Lunch #18, where we had guest speaker, Ryan Quey, discuss and demo a personal project where he uses multiple technologies, including Cassandra and Kafka, to build an app that grabs podcast data related to topics he inputs, stores it, processes it and displays it on searchable a front-end. In case you missed it, the video of Cassandra Lunch is also embedded in the blog!

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