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Tag Archives: Gitpod


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 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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