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Business Intelligence with Cassandra

Apache Cassandra Lunch #31: Business Intelligence with Cassandra

In Apache Cassandra Lunch #31: Business Intelligence with Cassandra, we discuss open-source tools that can be used for BI with Cassandra. The live recording of Cassandra Lunch, which includes a more in-depth discussion and a demo, 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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Open source BI tools and Cassandra Hero

Open Source BI Tools and Cassandra

In this blog, we will cover 3 different open source BI tools that you can use to do SQL and reporting on Apache Cassandra. This blog is part 4 and wraps up our series on “Doing SQL and Reporting on Apache Cassandra with Open Source Tools”. Parts 1-3 will be linked at the end of the blog if you want to check them out as well. Also, a webinar will be embedded below if you want to watch a video version of this blog; as well as, a live demo using one of the tools we discuss!

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Apache Cassandra Lunch #12: Cassandra & Kurbernetes

In case you missed Cassandra Lunch #12, we looked at how you can start using Apache Cassandra with Kubernetes. In this blog, we will give a quick introduction to Kubernetes as well as a few other tools you’ll need to work with. We have also included a link to a video of Cassandra Lunch #12 if you want a more in-depth discussion about Kubernetes.

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Dashboards & Portals

This presentation shows how different options of both open source and software-as-a-service applications compare for building visualization dashboards. It looks at several well-known products such as Microsoft PowerBI, Tableau, and Kibana.

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Top 5 Open Source Libraries to Scrape Website Data

Scraping website data is like a magic trick that lets you extract web data without having to copy and paste. It can all be done through some lines of code if you know basic Python syntax.

Large companies are using this technology to grow their business. Even Google scraps website data to analyze content and and rank them based on the relevance to your Google search. There are many use cases of web scraping in research, e-commerce, price comparison, market analysis, and lead collection. Regardless of the problem you’re trying to solve, these 5 open source libraries will help you scrape website data.

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