Cached Prepared Statements with Spring Data Cassandra

Today I have a short post on using Prepared Statements in Spring Data Cassandra. Spring provides you with some utilities to make using Prepared Statements easier rather than relying on registering queries manually yourself with the Datastax Java Driver. The Spring code provides a cache to store prepared statements that are frequently used. Allowing you to execute your queries via ...

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Containerising a Spring Data Cassandra application

I’m continuing my journey of learning Docker. I am still keeping it simple at this point. This time around, I am going to tackle converting a Spring and Cassandra application to use containers instead of running locally on the host machine. More precisely, using Spring Data Cassandra to sort out the application. I wish I looked at doing this change ...

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Interacting with Cassandra using the Datastax Java driver

I’m back with more Cassandra and Java integration today this time focusing on using the Datastax Java driver rather than Spring Data Cassandra which I have already written about quite a lot. The Datastax driver is actually used by Spring Data to interact with Cassandra but comes with some extra goodies built on top of it. But we don’t want ...

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Doing stuff with Spring WebFlux


Spring Boot 2.0 went GA recently, so I decided to write my first post about Spring for quite a while. Since the release I have been seeing more and more mentions of Spring WebFlux along with tutorials on how to use it. But after reading through them and trying to get it working myself, I found it a bit hard ...

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