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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 9, 2019

The new 2.0 version of the DataStax Java Driver introduced some new patterns for accessing your data : reactive programming. In this episode, Alexandre explains the reactive APIs available in the new driver and the "sweetspots" for when to use...

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...

April 2, 2019

DataStax Engineer Alexandre Dutra gives us a tour of the new DataStax Java Driver 4.0 and offers some tips for a smooth migration for your Java app.

April 2, 2019

Cassandra is a highly available, partition-tolerant database. In the modern world, what happens when you need strong consistency but still require the unique partition tolerance that Cassandra provides. Enter the Lightweight transaction to...

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 20, 2019