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K8ssandra - Helm Chart for Cassandra & Other Tools

What is K8ssandra?

K8ssandra is a helm chart that allows Apache Cassandra DBAs to easily bring up and manage a Cassandra cluster on any distribution of Kubernetes using a few simple commands. So what makes K8ssandra different from an operator such as Cass-Operator, CassKop?

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Apache Cassandra #29: Cassandra & Kubernetes Update

Apache Cassandra Lunch #29: Cassandra & Kubernetes Update

In Apache Cassandra Lunch #29: Cassandra & Kubernetes Update, we cover updates regarding Cassandra and Kubernetes after the recent KubeCon event. The live recording of Cassandra Lunch, which includes a more in-depth discussion, is also embedded below in case you were not able to attend live. If you would like to attend Apache Cassandra Lunch live, it is hosted every Wednesday at 12 PM EST. Register here now!

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Apache Cassandra Lunch #27: Cassandra on Baremetal / Virtual Machines/ Containers

Apache Cassandra Lunch #27: Cassandra on Baremetal / Virtual Machines / Containers

In Apache Cassandra Lunch #27: Cassandra on Baremetal / Virtual Machines / Containers, we cover different methods in which we can deploy Cassandra whether it be on Baremetal, Virtual Machines, or Containers; as well as, pros, cons, and deployment tools. The live recording of Cassandra Lunch, which includes a more in-depth discussion, is also embedded below in case you were not able to attend live. If you would like to attend Apache Cassandra Lunch live, it is hosted every Wednesday at 12 PM EST. Register here now!

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Deploying Kubernetes on AWS using Terraform Pt. 2

Today I’m going to walk you through how to deploy Kubernetes on AWS using Terraform. In Part 1 of this series, I mentioned that I had a tough time getting my terraform demonstration to work because of my auto-scaling configuration. That resulted in endless instances being spun up on my AWS account and prevented me from creating more due to the limit. This time around I was able to get my demo working successfully! The procedure and setup are different from my first attempt however I had an in-depth overview of Kubernetes in the first webinar so I will include them in the same series.

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Deploying Kubernetes on AWS using Terraform

In this blog post, I will walk you through what Kubernetes is, how and why it is used, what it can do, and who uses it today. Afterward, I’ll discuss how to first set up your Linux instance on AWS, install some dependencies then deploy Kubernetes on AWS using Terraform.

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