DataStax

DataStax is a strong advocate of the open-source Apache Cassandra. DataStax is the company responsible for the highly available, scalable NoSQL database built on top of Apache-Cassandra. DataStax consists of many different services forming an open-source data management ecosystem, built for easy data management across different organizations.

The Anant Corporation uses DataStax in order to provide data management services to our customers that are effective and enhance your organization’s experience. Our DataStax experts are able to ensure that your business unit meets your deadlines and keeps your projects on track. Our professional consulting is tailored to your needs. Anant partners with DataStax to offer you uptime, security, redundancy, fast customer service, consultation, and risk assessment. Our team is here to help assist you with challenging and interesting projects.

DataStax at Anant

Anant has a wide variety of resources that can help you get acquainted with DataStax, or take your expertise to the next level. If you want to learn more about how we work with DataStax, check out some of our resources below. We pride ourselves on being strategic partners with DataStax and providing amazing support for their services!

  • You can join our weekly meetings discussing Data Engineering and Cassandra: Our Event Calendar
  • Check out our Awesome Cassandra GitHub for resources on all things Cassandra: Awesome Cassandra
  • Our blog and YouTube channel share institutional knowledge about DataStax Cassandra: YouTube Channel and Blog

DataStax STACK

Setup

If you need help getting started with DataStax, here are some resources.

DataStax Getting Started Page: DataStax for Developers

DataStax Community: All Posts – Datastax Community

DataStax GitHub: DataStax

To learn about how to get started with DataStax, check out the video below!

Training

DataStax Academy provides great training for DataStax Cassandra and DataStax Enterprise. They have courses for a variety of roles and offer certification certificates. Many Anant employees are graduates of the DataStax Academy!

Training Courses Offered by DataStax Academy DataStax

Anant is growing our own training capacity. If you are interested in learning more about what we do and what trainings we offer, register through learn.anant.us

To learn more about the types of training DataStax offers, check out the video below.

Administration

DataStax Academy offers training courses specifically designed to help you become a DataStax administrator.

Become a DataStax Pro: Certifications

Workshops: Workshops | Datastax

Check out the video below about using DSE OpsCenter to monitor a Cassandra Cluster.

Customization

If you want to learn more about customizing DataStax Cassandra, you’ve come to the right place. Anant has curated the world’s best list of Cassandra Tools, utilities, drivers, and a whole lot more. We’ve also collected articles, news, and blog posts in our service Cassandra.Link.

Anant’s Cassandra.Tools: Cassandra.Tools

Anant’s DataStax Cassandra.Link: #datastax :

One standard customized suite we use at Anant is the Cassandra Toolkit. An installation of the toolkit on your cluster allows you to do basics like monitoring, backup, and repair, plus analytic, search, and convenient UI: Cassandra Toolkit

Anant’s curated Awesome Cassandra: List of Tools and Resources for Cassandra

To learn a little more about how DataStax Cassandra can be deployed into several clouds, watch the video below!

Knowledge

Sometimes knowledge is as simple as knowing what to google. In this case, we’ve done a lot of the work for you. We’ve also created well over a hundred educational videos, demos, and a learning resources through our youtube channel.

DataStax official documentation: All DataStax documentation

Datastax on our YouTube Channel: Anant Corp

Check out 3 recent DataStax videos below.

Apache Cassandra Lunch #75: Getting Started with DataStax Enterprise on Docker In Cassandra Lunch #75, we are going to look at getting started with DataStax Enterprises on Docker.

Apache Cassandra Lunch #73: Datastax Dependencies for Cassandra, Spark and Graph In Cassandra Lunch #73, we discuss an overview and comparison of Datastax dependencies for Cassandra, Spark and Graph

Apache Cassandra Lunch #71: Creating a User Profile Using DataStax Astra and React In Cassandra Lunch #71, we will discuss how DataStax Astra can be used as a back-end for a React client application. We will demonstrate connecting to a DataStax Astra database to store user profile details and changes.

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Cassandra.Link

Cassandra.Link is a knowledge base that we created for all things Apache Cassandra. Our goal with Cassandra.Link was to not only fill the gap of Planet Cassandra but to bring the Cassandra community together. Feel free to reach out if you wish to collaborate with us on this project in any capacity.

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