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Cover Slide for Data Engineer's Lunch Databand presentation

Data Engineer’s Lunch #30: Databand

In Data Engineer’s Lunch #30 Databand, we will discuss data pipeline observation. 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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Cover slide for the Airflow and Cassandra for Cluster Management webinar

Apache Cassandra Lunch #52: Airflow and Cassandra for Cluster Management

In Apache Cassandra Lunch #52: Airflow and Cassandra for Cluster Management, we discussed using Airflow to schedule tasks on a Cassandra cluster beyond what could be accomplished with the Cassandra provider package. 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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Apache Cassandra Cluster Design and Architecture

Apache Cassandra Lunch #51: Cassandra Cluster Design & Architecture

In Apache Cassandra Lunch #51: Cassandra Cluster Design & Architecture, we will discuss an overview of Cassandra cluster architecture, not to be confused with the Cassandra database architecture. Specifically, using Cassandra datacenters to isolate workloads. 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 Catalog Overview: Amundson

Open Source Data Catalog Overview: Amundsen

In this blog post, the second in a series about Open Source Data Catalogs, we will be talking about the Open Source Data Discovery and Metadata Engine known as Amundsen. We will be going over what the main idea of Amundsen is, what kinds of technologies make up Amundsen, methods of installation and development, and then go through the installation process of Amundsen using the docker method along with a few obstacles we ran into while doing so. We will also discuss the main microservices that make up Amundsen, configuration options for them, and how to add authentication to Amundsen. Finally, we conclude with some ending thoughts and conclusions on Amundsen from the perspective of a short dive into it.

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Airflow and Spark

Data Engineer’s Lunch #25: Airflow and Spark

In Data Engineer’s Lunch #25: Airflow and Spark, we discuss how we can use Airflow to manage Spark jobs. 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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