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Rahul Singh on The Distributed Data Show

Rahul Singh, CEO, and Co-founder of Anant, recently joined Cedrick Lunven on The Distributed Data Show. The Distributed Data Show is a weekly show by the DataStax Developer Advocate team and is released every Tuesday with guests ranging from DataStax engineers to special guests from the broader data community. The Distributed Data Show can be followed on Spotify, YouTube, and SoundCloud. This episode features Rahul’s background as a Platform Architect and specialization in real-time business platforms, his history with Cassandra, and some of his activities in the Cassandra Community, which includes content curation such as Awesome Cassandra, a curated list of the best Cassandra resources, Cassandra.Link, Cassandra.Tools, and Cassandra.Network (coming soon). This episode is just part one of the interview, so be sure to be on the lookout for part two!

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Tools To Visualize Data in Cassandra / Datastax

Visualizing data helps companies interpret and analyze massive amounts of data to help them make data-driven decisions. Visualization allows for understanding trends, outliers, and patterns that may not be as obvious in just a table format. Finding the best way to visualize data in Cassandra or DataStax may be time-consuming as there are many tools, commercial and open-source, but not all of them enable connections to Cassandra and/or DataStax. Here are some of the best tools to help users visualize their data in Cassandra or DataStax.

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Elassandra vs Elasticsearch vs Cassandra

Elassandra is an open-source project with the goal of integrating Apache Cassandra and Elasticsearch. Cassandra is a highly scalable database tool. Elasticsearch is an open-source search engine. By mapping concepts from the inner workings of one tool onto the other tool, Elassandra integrates the all-fields text search of Elasticsearch with Cassandra’s ability to easily manage large amounts of data.

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Migrating from a Relational Database to Cassandra: Why, Where, When, and How

The Apache Cassandra database has gained popularity because it offers scalability and high availability without compromising performance. Many applications running today were built using relational database technology, however, this technology doesn’t offer the scalability or availability that Cassandra does. This is why many people are considering the switch to Switch to Cassandra. In this post, we will cover everything you need to know about switching from a relational database to Cassandra.

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DataStax /Cassandra Data Modeling Strategies

In this presentation, we cover the three most common problems that individuals encounter in Datastax and Cassandra operations which stem from Data Modeling and outlines strategies and best practices to deal with them.

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