Tag: Cassandra

Hybrid Databases: Key to Your Success

Christo Kutrovsky, ATCG Principal Consultant and Oracle ACE at Pythian, discusses the importance of hybrid databases, their challenges, and choosing the right database solution for your organization.

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A Cassandra Consistency Use Case

  I recently completed a project where I worked with a company using Cassandra to keep metadata about objects stored in an Object Store. The application keeps track of individual objects as rows within a partition based on user id….

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Why Move to Cassandra?

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Have you asked yourself, “why move to Cassandra?”. Pythian expert, Carlos Rolo, provides an analysis of why you should be the next one to move to Cassandra.

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Log Buffer #433: A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

This Log Buffer Edition covers Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL blogs of the running week.

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Pythian Introduces Cassandra Consulting & Operational Support

Pythian now offers new services to address the needs of customers considering or deploying Apache Cassandra. Find out how we can help you with Cassandra.

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Cassandra Update – Leap Second & JMX Security

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This is a short post about two things that should be on the to-do list for all Cassandra Administrators. The leap second issue and the new JMX default. The Leap Second Before we move on you should learn more about how…

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Keeping Cassandra Alive

Troubleshooting Cassandra Under Pressure This is the second blog post in the series. This is a bit more technical than the first one. I will explain some things that can be made to keep a cluster/server running when you are…

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My Thoughts on the Resilience of Cassandra

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This blog is a part 1 of a 2 in a series. This will be different from my previous blogs, as this is more about some decisions you can make with Cassandra regarding the resilience of your system. I will talk…

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Monitoring Cassandra with Grafana and Influx DB

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Hello, In this post I will explain how to set up Cassandra monitoring with influxDB and Grafana. This can also be used to connect to other monitoring systems (Graphite, Collectd, etc…) but since both influxDB and Grafana are hot topics…

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Cassandra 101 : Understanding What Cassandra Is

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Want to understand the basics of Cassandra and how it works? Pythian data expert Rene Antunez explains…

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