CTOs and enterprise architects have long recognized the importance of event-driven architectures (EDA). While once considered purely a technology concern, the foresight of organizations that have invested in EDA has become readily apparent as the world has shifted around us. …
Running your Database on OpenShift and CodeReady Containers
An introductory run-through of setting up your database on OpenShift, using your own hardware and RedHat’s CodeReady Containers.
Available Now – gRPC for Apache Cassandra
General availability of a gRPC API for Apache Cassandra to leverage a powerful database in combination with a microservices-oriented API.
Tombstones and Ghost Data Don’t Have to Be Scary!
Working with tombstones can be one of the more frustrating aspects of Apache Cassandra®. Problems with tombstones can happen when a large number of deletes occur within a short period of time, resulting in slower queries and disk bloat. This …
Full Stream Ahead: Astra Streaming, Powered by Apache Pulsar
Astra Streaming is a massively scalable, highly performant event streaming and cloud messaging platform that addresses the data in motion requirements for modern data apps.
Deploying to Multiple Kubernetes Clusters with the K8ssandra Operator
Let’s learn about the new K8ssandra Operator that simplifies deploying multiple Apache Cassandra data centers in different regions
Kubernetes Data Simplicity: Getting started with K8ssandra
K8ssandra is an open-source distribution of Apache Cassandra for Kubernetes, with a rich set of trusted open-source services and tooling.
Build a Status Dashboard Using Spring Boot and Astra DB
Learn how to leverage the Astra Document API on top of Cassandra to build a dashboard of statuses, with Spring Boot for rendering.
Backing up K8ssandra with MinIO
K8ssandra includes Medusa for Apache Cassandra® to handle backup and restore for your Cassandra nodes. Recently Medusa was upgraded to introduce support for all S3 compatible backends, including MinIO, the popular k8s-native object storage suite. Let’s see how to set up …
K8ssandra: Production-Ready Platform for Running Apache Cassandra on Kubernetes
K8ssandra aims to provide a “production-ready platform”, and this includes automation for operational tasks such as repairs, backups, and monitoring.
K8ssandra Performance Benchmarks on Cloud Managed Kubernetes
Running Cassandra in Kubernetes using K8ssandra does not introduce any notable performance impacts in throughput nor in latency.
We were thrilled to see that K8ssandra dramatically simplified the deployment of Cassandra clusters, making it mostly transparent to run on premises or on cloud managed Kubernetes services, while offering the same level of performance.