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Cassandra SSTables Overview

This post will contain an overview of SSTables in Cassandra. We will look at what they are used for in Cassandra as well as their place in the read and write processes. We will take a look at some utilities that allow us to create Cassandra SSTables and extract data from them in order to see what data is actually stored in the SSTables.

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Apache Cassandra Lunch #38: Cassandra SSTables and Spark

In case you missed it, this blog post is a recap of Cassandra Lunch #38, covering Apache Spark projects that interact with Cassandra specifically through Cassandra’s SSTables. We discussed the nature of SSTables and their usage within Cassandra before moving on. Then we went over a few projects that make use of Cassandra SSTables for data management with Apache Spark. The live recording of Cassandra 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 Apache Cassandra Lunch live, it is hosted every Wednesday at 12 PM EST. Register here now!

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K8ssandra - Helm Chart for Cassandra & Other Tools

What is K8ssandra?

K8ssandra is a helm chart that allows Apache Cassandra DBAs to easily bring up and manage a Cassandra cluster on any distribution of Kubernetes using a few simple commands. So what makes K8ssandra different from an operator such as Cass-Operator, CassKop?

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data operations with spark and cassandra

Apache Cassandra Lunch #35: Data Operations with Spark and Cassandra

In Apache Cassandra Lunch #35: Data Operations with Spark and Cassandra, we cover some basic data operations that you can do with Apache Spark 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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Data Operations Guide for Apache Cassandra

This series will outline the general approaches for data operations in business-critical environments that leverage Cassandra and must maintain high-availability in an agile development and continuous delivery environment. 

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