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Tag Archives: REST API


Data Engineer’s Lunch #45: Apache Livy

In Data Engineer’s Lunch #45: Apache Livy, we discussed Apache Livy, a REST API for interacting with Spark Clusters. It also helps with submitting jobs and managing Spark Contexts and cached data. The live recording of the Data Engineer’s 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 a Data Engineer’s Lunch live, it is hosted every Monday at noon EST. Register here now!

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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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New Features to Cassandra.API

A bit has changed since we first announced our new application for DataStax Astra, Cassandra as a service hosted on the cloud. In our first blog post, we walked you through how our program allows you to import data into Astra, how to set up a Node or Python API that will allow you to communicate with your Astra database and how to run unit tests test to ensure that you are connected properly. Since then, we’ve added a read and write functionality to our APIs as well as user interface admin that will allow you to visualize your Astra database. Let’s take a look at what is new with Cassandra.API.

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Developer Workshop – Building a REST API with Cassandra using Python and Node

Rahul Singh, CEO, and Co-founder at Anant, recently co-hosted a virtual workshop as a part of the Datastax Developer Workshop series on building a REST API with Cassandra on DataStax Astra using python and node.

DataStax Astra is a cloud-native database-as-a-service built on Apache Cassandra.

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Setting up your DataStax Astra instance with Cassandra.API

Earlier this year, DataStax announced DataStax Astra: A Cassandra Database SaaS that provides the ability to develop and deploy data-driven applications with a cloud-native service, without the hassles of database and infrastructure administration. We had been looking forward to the launch of this service since we first heard about it, when it was initially called DataStax Constellation. Over the past month and a half, we’ve been working on a program that would allow anyone to get up and running on Astra in as little time as possible. In this blog post, we’re going to go over how our program allows you to import data into Astra, how to set up a Node or Python API that will allow you to communicate with your Astra database and how to run our curl/postman test to ensure that you are connected properly.

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