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In this blog, we will cover running a Databricks notebook against DataStax Astra. We will use Databricks community edition and use DataStax Astra’s free tier to show you how you can run a Databricks notebook against DataStax Astra without a credit card. Additionally, a YouTube video is embedded below if you want to watch a live demo of this process, so be sure to check it out.Continue reading
Notebooks are a potentially useful tool for those working with Apache Spark. The Databricks platform, built on Spark, also includes notebooks as a standard feature. As part of an ongoing series of webinars on replicating functionality that is part of the Databricks platform, we will be attempting to connect notebooks to Apache Spark ourselves.Continue reading
In this blog post, we will introduce a few open-source notebooks that we can use to do SQL on Cassandra. At the bottom of the blog, we have an accompanying webinar that you can watch to see a live demo using 2 of the notebooks we discuss in this blog. This is Part 3 of our series on “Doing SQL and Reporting on Apache Cassandra with Open Source Tools”, and Parts 1 and 2 are also linked below. Also, be on the lookout for part 4 coming soon!Continue reading