Updates from the Cassandra Community:
Welcome to the first post of This Week in Cassandra! Each week we’ll be covering the latest news in the world of Apache Cassandra. We’ll look at new projects, blog posts, new and upcoming features, and events around the world. We’ll also be providing additional commentary from members in the community.
News and Blog Posts:
• The Importance of Si Read More..
In this blog post, we’ll explain the reason why all Cassandra experts and evangelists promote single-partition operations. We’ll see in details all the benefits that single-partition operations can provide in term of operation, consistency and system stability.
Atomicity & Isolation
Mutations (INSERT/UPDATE/DELETE) to all columns of a partition are guaranteed to be atomic e.g. the upd Read More..
Seastar is a managed platform for Apache Cassandra that spans hardware infrastructure, a hosting environment, a self-service API and dashboard, and a support team. It’s everything you need to get clusters up and running quickly and cost-effectively. This platform is being built by a team of engineers at Network Redux who have decades of combined experience in the enterprise hosting industry and have supporte Read More..
If you are a big data analyst, or build big data solutions for fast analytical queries, you are likely familiar with columnar storage technologies. The open source Parquet file format for HDFS saves space and powers query engines from Spark to Impala and more, while cloud solutions like Amazon Redshift use columnar storage to speed up queries and minimize I/O. Being a file format, Parquet is muchRead More..