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Datastax Enterprise Graph (DSE Graph) is a NoSQL database tool that is optimized for storing objects and their relationships. It is a distributed database, just like Cassandra, and has many of the same advantages. It can scale to handle massive amounts of data, is optimized for high-speed transactions, and built for high reliability, just like Cassandra. DataStax enterprise graph specifically, also comes with access to other DataStax enterprise features, like DSE Search capabilities and security features.Continue reading
In this blog post, we will introduce Spark, a unified analytics engine for large-scale data processing, and discuss how to use it to do SQL on a NoSQL database like Cassandra. We will also give you a quick demo to show how you can quickly test it out yourself. This is Part 2 of our series on “Doing SQL and Reporting on Apache Cassandra with Open Source Tools”, and part 1 is linked below. Also, be on the lookout for Parts 3 and 4 coming soon!Continue reading
In Cassandra Lunch #15, we discuss Cassandra Backup / Restoration. We discuss disaster avoidance, disaster recovery, and different tools that can be used for backup and restoration of your Cassandra data. Also, we discuss an example scenario of how someone has set up multi-node clusters and how they go about data backup and restoration.Continue reading
In this blog post, we will introduce Presto, an open-source distributed SQL query engine, and discuss how to connect it with Cassandra. We will also give you a quick demo to show how you can quickly test it out yourself. Also, this will be part 1 of our series on “Doing SQL and Reporting on Apache Cassandra with Open Source Tools”, so be on the lookout for parts 2, 3, and 4!Continue reading
In case you missed Cassandra Lunch #11, we discussed 10 different Cassandra distributions and variants. In this blog, we will give a quick introduction to those 10 distributions and variants. We have also linked a video of Cassandra Lunch #11 if you want a more in-depth discussion about these 10 Cassandra distributions and variants.Continue reading