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Alpakka Cassandra and Twitter

Apache Cassandra Lunch #45: Alpakka Cassandra and Twitter

In Apache Cassandra Lunch #45: Alpakka Cassandra and Twitter, we discuss how you can stream tweets using Twitter4S (Scala Twitter client) and save them to Cassandra using Alpakka Cassandra. 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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Alpakka Cassandra and Twitter: Using Alpakka to read and write tweets from/to Cassandra

Alpakka is an open-source project designed to implement stream-aware and reactive integration pipelines for Java/Scala which is built on top of Akka Streams. This blog talks specifically about using Alpakka Cassandra and Akka Streams together with Twitter4S (Twitter client written in Scala) to pull new Tweets from Twitter for a given hashtag (or set of hashtags) using Twitter API v1.1 and write them into a local Cassandra database.

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