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Exploring DataStax Astra’s REST API

In this blog, we will introduce DataStax Astra’s REST API. A video is embedded in the blog if you want to watch a live demo where we build a very simple shopping list app with CRUD operations using DataStax Astra’s REST API on Gitpod. The repository we used is linked here.

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Cassandra as a Service in the Cloud

In this blog, we will cover 3 ways you can utilize Cassandra as a service in the cloud. We will cover DataStax Astra, Amazon Keyspaces, and Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB. A video is embedded in the blog where you can watch a live demo where we spin up databases on each of these services and take a look at the cool features each service provides.

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Setting up your DataStax Astra instance with Cassandra.API

Earlier this year, DataStax announced DataStax Astra: A Cassandra Database SaaS that provides the ability to develop and deploy data-driven applications with a cloud-native service, without the hassles of database and infrastructure administration. We had been looking forward to the launch of this service since we first heard about it, when it was initially called DataStax Constellation. Over the past month and a half, we’ve been working on a program that would allow anyone to get up and running on Astra in as little time as possible. In this blog post, we’re going to go over how our program allows you to import data into Astra, how to set up a Node or Python API that will allow you to communicate with your Astra database and how to run our curl/postman test to ensure that you are connected properly.

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Building a REST API with Cassandra on DataStax Astra Using Python and Node

Rahul Singh, CEO and Co-founder at Anant, recently gave a webinar on building a REST API with Cassandra on DataStax Astra using python and node.

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