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In Apache Cassandra Lunch #45: Alpakka Cassandra and Twitter, we discuss how you can stream tweets using Twitter4S (Scala Twitter client) and save them to Cassandra using Alpakka Cassandra. The live recording of Cassandra Lunch, which includes a more in-depth discussion and a demo, is 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!Continue reading
The backbone of any business is the business platform, and the backbone of any business platform is the architecture, the technology that makes everything tick and keeps the gears turning. The modern business is especially responsible for leveraging all the technology at its fingertips in an efficient and effective manner, to make some money at the end of the day. To do this, the keyword is real-time. As data comes in, it needs to be analyzed and outputted at once for maximum use. This past week, our founder Rahul Singh hosted a Cassandra Chicago meetup during which he discussed how to use certain technologies to accomplish just that.
What is real-time centralized data? How do I utilize it? Do I need it for my business? These are key questions that any ambitious company asks itself when attempting to expand and develop.Continue reading
Modern business platforms require modern business solutions. Technologies such as Spark, Akka, Cassandra, Kafka, and Alpakka are several tools that we have identified as platforms game changers in the world today.Continue reading
I decided to write this article because recently customers have been asking if they should move to the cloud and the steps for migrating their On-Premise Architecture to Cloud Scale. If you have ever worked on a Sitecore Project or any software project with multiple team members, then you are well aware of the pitfalls of On-Premise management. Scaling your platform in the cloud not only gives your team development and design benefits but also allows them to make strong cost-saving arguments to corporate management.