Tag: Cassandra

Datascape Podcast Episode 5 – Exploring Cassandra Database

Today we are talking to John Schulz about the Cassandra Database System. We are going to explore the basics and compare it to conventional Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS), include some use cases, best practices and a few helpful tips for getting started learning Cassandra.

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Pythian at Cassandra Summit 2016

Vanessa Simmons, Director of Business Development at Pythian, provides a sneak peek of Pythian programming at Cassandra Summit 2016.

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More Effective Anti-Entropy Repair in Cassandra

Yabin Meng, Datastax Enterprise and Apache Cassandra Consultant at Pythian, explores and summarizes techniques that can help achieve a more effective Anti-Entropy repair for Cassandra.

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Which Cassandra version should you use for production?

What version for a Production Cassandra Cluster? tl;dr; Latest Cassandra 2.1.x Long version: A while ago, Eventbrite wrote: “You should not deploy a Cassandra version X.Y.Z to production where Z <= 5.” (Full post). And, in general, it is still…

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Apache Cassandra 2.1 Incremental Repair

Yabin Meng, Datastax Enterprise and Apache Cassandra Consultant at Pythian, summarizes and consolidates the information of Cassandra incremental repair.

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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?

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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