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An Overview and Comparison of Datastax Dependencies for Cassandra, Spark and Graph

If you like wrestling with dependencies and version incompatibility issues as much as I do, then this post is for you! This post arises out of a project requiring execution of Gremlin traversals using multiple query APIs, and from both a DSE Graph Analytics cluster and an external Spark cluster at the same time. What we found is that keeping all the different available DSE libraries straight wasn’t always easy. The goal of this blog post is to summarize what we learned from the project so that others can know which library to use and why, particularly when using Spark and Graph with Cassandra. We will look at seven libraries, including DSE Java Driver, OSS Unified Java Driver, dse-java-driver-graph, OSS Spark Cassandra Connector, DSE GraphFrames, BYOS, and dse-spark-dependencies.

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Apache Cassandra Lunch #68: DataStax Apache Kafka Connector

In Apache Cassandra Lunch #68: DataStax Apache Kafka Connector, we introduce the DataStax Apache Kafka Connector and discuss how we can use it to connect Apache Kafka and 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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Apache Cassandra Lunch #67: Moving Data from Cassandra to DataStax Astra with DSBulk

In Apache Cassandra Lunch #67: Moving Data from Cassandra to DataStax Astra, we discussed how to move data from Open Source Cassandra to Datastax Astra using DSbulk migrator. 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 Lunch #66: Using DBeaver with Cassandra

In Apache Cassandra Lunch #66, we will discuss the DBeaver Enterprise and demonstrate how it can be used with a Cassandra Database. 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 Lunch #62: Grafana Dashboard for Apache Cassandra

In Apache Cassandra Lunch #62, guest speaker Sarma Pydipally presented on the Grafana Dashboard for 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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