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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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Airflow and Cassandra: Writing to Cassandra from Airflow

Airflow and Cassandra: Writing to Cassandra from Airflow

In this article, we are going to build a simple Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) data pipeline using Apache Airflow, and Cassandra. Airflow is going to be the orchestration tool and we are going to load our data into Apache Cassandra. Apache Airflow is an open-source project that was developed at Airbnb in 2015, and Apache Cassandra was a database that was created at Facebook and was later open-sourced to the public. The focus is going to be on writing to Cassandra using the Cassandra-Airflow provider.

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Apache Cassandra Lunch #86: DataStax Astra Terraform Provider

In Cassandra Lunch #86, we discuss the DataStax Astra Terraform Provider and discuss how it can be used to manage DataStax Astra infrastructure! 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. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel to keep up to date; as well as, watch Cassandra Lunches live at 12 PM EST on Thursdays!

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Apache Cassandra Lunch #83: Aiven Managed Cassandra

In Cassandra Lunch #83, we introduce Aiven’s Managed Cassandra offering and show how we can connect to Aiven with Node.js and CQLSH! 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. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel to keep up to date; as well as, watch Cassandra Lunches live at 12 PM EST on Thursdays!

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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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