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March 6, 2019

In this series, I’ve been sharing about my experience building my first Python application — an implementation of the KillrVideo microservice tier. In the previous posts, I’ve shared my ...

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 27, 2019

Cassandra is a super fast and scalable database. In the right context, this statement is more or less true. Of course, our context is how we are using this database. And believe me, if you have never used distributed databases before, this would...

February 26, 2019

Description - Jeff and Tim talk about the most common questions developers have about Kafka and three great ways to combine Kafka with Cassandra in your applications.

 

February 22, 2019

In this unit we will create the second of the two methods necessary to allow user login in your KillrVideo app!

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.

February 20, 2019

When I worked at Basho in 2013, I wrote about consistent hashing as part of a series called “...

February 15, 2019

After a busy fall of travel doing advocacy at Strata NYC and several ...

February 14, 2019

In the last section we added a latest_videos table. Now we have two tables to store video data. This is a form of denormalization we use with Apache Cassandra™ in...