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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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What is DataStax?

DataStax is a database platform, that uses Apache Cassandra, which is built for the performance and availability demands of Web, Mobile, and IoT applications. It gives enterprises a secure always-on database that remains operationally simple when scaled in a single datacenter or across multiple data centers and clouds.

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Anant is speaking at DataStax Accelerate 2019

The biggest Apache Cassandra event in a couple of years, DataStax Accelerate, is happening in National Harbor, MD from May 21 to 23.

We’re excited to have been picked as presenters for one of the most significant big data conferences in the world.

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Analytics

Delivering Real Time Analytics with Sitecore and DataStax

In one of my earlier articles, I talked about why your company or organization should adopt Sitecore as your Experience Platform. It’s a good platform for users, content authors, and developers to create compelling and engaging digital experiences as well as collect information on website traffic. Machine learning and analytics in personalized content are two of the most compelling features of Sitecore. In today’s world, companies, particularly the Fortune 500, require real-time analytics to help drive stakeholder goals.

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Monitoring Complex Systems

Resources for Monitoring Datastax, Cassandra, Spark, & Solr Performance

This resource for monitoring Datastax, Cassandra, Spark, & Solr performance is just the first iteration of a longer initiative to create the best knowledge base on these real-time data platform technologies such as DataStax Enterprise (Cassandra, Spark, and Solr) as well as for Kafka, Docker, and Kubernetes. Our firm, Anant, has been working with Solr/Lucene for several years, and then over the years picked up Spark and Cassandra, and then made the logical move to become experts at and partners with Datastax.

Datastax OpsCenter is good but we’re wise enough to say, however, that it is just the beginning of the toolset needed to really understand what is happening under the hood in the component technologies that comprise of the Datastax Enterprise Platform. When monitoring to scale complex systems such as business platforms you need to review all signals, not just those that come from the database.

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