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SASI Empowering Secondary Indexes

Back in 2010, a new feature was introduced for Cassandra 0.7: Secondary Indexes. Unlike a relational database index, it is an index associated to the values of a column which provides a key for all rows in a table. For example imagine the table “Users”. It has a primary index as “user_id”. Now imagine that you want to access the ...

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A tale of troubleshooting database performance, with Cassandra and sysdig

Gianluca Bordello is an engineering manager at Sysdig, where he wears many hats. He’s a core developer of sysdig, an open source troubleshooting tool for Linux and containers, and spends his days dealing with backend development, performance analysis and cloud infrastructure management. Introduction As far as databases go, I’m a  huge fan of Cassandra: it’s an incredibly powerful and flexible ...

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Achieving Sub Second SQL JOINs and building a data warehouse using Spark, Cassandra, and FiloDB

Evan loves to design, build, and improve bleeding edge distributed data and backend systems using the latest in open source technologies. He is the creator of the FiloDB open-source distributed analytical database, as well as the Spark Job Server. He has led the design and implementation of multiple big data platforms based on Storm, Spark, Kafka, Cassandra, and Scala/Akka, including ...

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Cassandra Migration Tool

Matija Gobec (@mad_max0204) is the co-founder and CTO of SmartCat, big data consultancy company with the main focus on solving problems in data intensive environments. He spreads his knowledge by public speaking and through the company blog and also works on open source tools to help out Cassandra community. SmartCat delivers the top-notch, certified Big Data systems implementation service at ...

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The most important thing to know in Cassandra data modeling: The primary key

Patrick McFadin, Chief Evangelist for Apache Cassandra, DataStax Patrick is regarded as one of the foremost experts of Apache Cassandra and data modeling techniques. As the Chief Evangelist for Apache Cassandra and consultant for DataStax, he has helped build some of the largest deployments in the world. Previous to DataStax, he was Chief Architect at Hobsons, an education services company. ...

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Cassandra: The Foundation Big Data Building Block

As Chief Technology Officer and co-founder at Instaclustr, Ben sets the technical direction for the company, identifying new features and capability. Ben is located in our Redwood City office and he was recognized as an Apache Cassandra MVP at the Cassandra Summit in 2015. Ben is active in the community often speaking at local meetups and presenting at related conferences. ...

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The importance of single-partition operations in Cassandra

DuyHai Doan is an Apache Cassandra Evangelist at DataStax. He spends his time between technical presentations/meetups on Cassandra, coding on open source projects to support the community and helping all companies using Cassandra to make their project successful. Previously he was working as a freelance Java/Cassandra consultant. In this blog post, we’ll explain the reason why all Cassandra experts and ...

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Transitioning from MySQL to Cassandra at Chaordic

Ivan Linhares is an Engineering Manager at Chaordic. He has been working as a lead engineer and software developer for more than fifteen years. He is passionate for developing great teams and solving challenging technical problems. At Chaordic, he leads the Data Platform team in scaling its personalization solution for the e-commerce sector. Chaordic is the leader in big data ...

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