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...

March 12, 2019

Denise Gosnell interviews Dave Bechberger live at Data Day Texas regarding challenges when developing Graph based applications, recommendations on approaches to take, and what resources are available for developers new to Graph.

March 6, 2019

Let’s talk about the analogy of Apache Cassandra Datacenter & Racks to actual datacenter and racks. I kind of enjoy the use of the terms datacenter and racks to describe architectural elements of Cassandra. However, as time moves on...

February 20, 2019

Patrick talks with Holden Karau, Developer Advocate at Google, about ways to incorporate Spark in your application without impacting performance or having to learn Scala.