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Running a databricks notebook against datastax astra

Running A Databricks Notebook Against DataStax Astra

In this blog, we will cover running a Databricks notebook against DataStax Astra. We will use Databricks community edition and use DataStax Astra’s free tier to show you how you can run a Databricks notebook against DataStax Astra without a credit card. Additionally, a YouTube video is embedded below if you want to watch a live demo of this process, so be sure to check it out.

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Connect databricks and datastax astra

Connect Databricks and DataStax Astra

In this blog, we will cover how to connect Databricks and DataStax Astra. We will use Databricks community edition and use DataStax Astra’s free tier to show you how you can connect Databricks to DataStax Astra without a credit card. Additionally, a YouTube video is embedded below if you want to watch a live demo of this process, so be sure to check it out.

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Run an Apache Spark Job on DataStax Astra

In this blog, we discuss how to run an Apache Spark job on our DataStax Astra database. Also, a webinar recording is embedded below if you want to watch a live demo where we use Gitpod, sbt, Scala, and Spark-Submit to run 2 Spark jobs against our DataStax Astra instance. If you missed part 1 of this series: Connect Apache Spark and DataStax Astra, it will be linked below.

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Connecting Apache Spark and DataStax Astra

In this blog, we discuss connecting Apache Spark and DataStax Astra. Also, a webinar recording is embedded below if you want to watch a live demo where we use Gitpod and Spark-Shell to connect to DataStax Astra. Stay tuned as this will be Part 1 of the “Apache Spark and DataStax Astra” series and Part 2 will cover how to run a Spark job on our DataStax Astra database.

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Exploring DataStax Astra’s GraphQL API

In this blog, we will introduce and explore DataStax Astra’s GraphQL API. Also, a video is embedded in the blog where you can watch a live demo where we use Postman to make GraphQL queries and mutations to our Astra database.

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