Pythian at Cassandra Summit 2016

Vanessa Simmons, Director of Business Development at Pythian, provides a sneak peek of Pythian programming at Cassandra Summit 2016.

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Two easy ways to poll apache Cassandra Metrics using JMX Http Bridge

Yabin Meng, Datastax Enterprise and Apache Cassandra Consultant at Pythian, explores two simple but useful methods to poll Cassandra metrics through a JMX Http Bridge.

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Monitoring apache Cassandra metrics with Graphite and Grafana

Yabin Meng, Datastax Enterprise and Apache Cassandra Consultant at Pythian, explores an alternative Cassandra monitoring solution to DataStax’s OpsCenter.

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An effective approach to migrate dynamic thrift data to CQL: part 2

In the second post in this series, Yabin Meng, Datastax Enterprise and Apache Cassandra Consultant at Pythian, explains his approach to migrating dynamic thrift data to CQL.

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An effective approach to migrate dynamic thrift data to CQL, part 1

In the first post in this series, Yabin Meng, Datastax Enterprise and Apache Cassandra Consultant at Pythian, explains his approach to migrating dynamic thrift data to CQL.

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An effective approach to migrate dynamic thrift data to CQL, part 3

In the third and final post in this series, Yabin Meng, Datastax Enterprise and Apache Cassandra Consultant at Pythian, explains his approach to migrating dynamic thrift data to CQL.

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More effective anti-entropy repair in Cassandra

Yabin Meng, Datastax Enterprise and Apache Cassandra Consultant at Pythian, explores and summarizes techniques that can help achieve a more effective Anti-Entropy repair for Cassandra.

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Which Cassandra version should you use for production?

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What version for a Production Cassandra Cluster? tl;dr; Latest Cassandra 2.1.x Long version: A while ago, Eventbrite wrote: “You should not deploy a Cassandra version X.Y.Z to production where Z <= 5.” (Full post). And, in general, it is still…

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DataStax OpsCenter upgrade (4.1 to 5.1) for Cassandra – issue and resolution

Yabin Meng, Datastax Enterprise and Apache Cassandra Consultant at Pythian, discusses the DataStax OpsCenter upgrade (4.1 to 5.1) for Cassandra.

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Apache Cassandra 2.1 incremental repair

Yabin Meng, Datastax Enterprise and Apache Cassandra Consultant at Pythian, summarizes and consolidates the information of Cassandra incremental repair.

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