June 7, 2019

In the previous 3 blog posts (herehere, and...

April 30, 2019

This is the third blog post about dsbulk.  The first two blog posts (here and...

April 17, 2019

So you want to experiment with Apache Cassandra and Apache Spark to do some Machine Learning, awesome! But there is one downside, you need to create a cluster or ask to borrow someone else's to be able to do your experimentation… but...

April 9, 2019

In the last blog post, we introduced the dsbulk command, some basic loading examples, and dove into some mappings.  In this blog post, we are going...

April 4, 2019

As a software industry veteran I’ve s̶e̶e̶n̶ / e̶x̶p̶e̶r̶i̶e̶n̶c̶e̶d̶ / i̶n̶f̶l̶i̶c̶t̶e̶d̶ / been victimized by any number of inventive approaches to integrating and testing distributed systems, so the title of this post is a bit tongue-in-cheek...

April 3, 2019

Lightweight transactions are extremely powerful when used correctly.  They not only enable you to use a highly durable distributed system in an ACID-like way, but they also allow you to do it with ease. In this blog, we'll explore lightweight...

March 26, 2019

The DataStax Bulk Loader, dsbulk, is a new bulk loading utility introduced in DSE 6.  It solves the task of efficiently loading data into DataStax Enterprise, as well as efficiently unloading data from DSE and counting the data in DSE,...

March 21, 2019



The Java driver team is pleased to announce the general availability of two new major versions: OSS driver 4.0.0 and DSE driver 2.0.0.

These are long-awaited versions that address longstanding issues with...