Cassandra Update – Leap Second & JMX Security

Cassandra

This is a short post about two things that should be on the to-do list for all Cassandra Administrators. The leap second issue and the new JMX default. The Leap Second Before we move on you should learn more about how…

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Keeping Cassandra alive

Troubleshooting Cassandra Under Pressure This is the second blog post in the series. This is a bit more technical than the first one. I will explain some things that can be made to keep a cluster/server running when you are…

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My thoughts on the resilience of Cassandra

Cassandra

This blog is a part 1 of a 2 in a series. This will be different from my previous blogs, as this is more about some decisions you can make with Cassandra regarding the resilience of your system. I will talk…

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Monitoring Cassandra with Grafana and Influx DB

Hello, In this post I will explain how to set up Cassandra monitoring with influxDB and Grafana. This can also be used to connect to other monitoring systems (Graphite, Collectd, etc…) but since both influxDB and Grafana are hot topics…

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Cassandra 101 : Understanding what Cassandra Is

Want to understand the basics of Cassandra and how it works? Pythian data expert Rene Antunez explains…

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From 0 to Cassandra – An exhaustive approach to installing Cassandra

All around the Internet you can find lots of guides on how to install Cassandra on almost every Linux distro around. But normally all of this information is based on the packaged versions and omit some parts that are deemed…

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Watch: HBase vs. Cassandra

Every data platform has its value, and deciding which one will work best for your big data objectives can be tricky—Alex Gorbachev, Oracle ACE Director, Cloudera Champion of Big Data, and Chief Technology Officer at Pythian, has recorded a series…

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Watch: Hadoop vs. Cassandra

Every data platform has its value, and deciding which one will work best for your big data objectives can be tricky—Alex Gorbachev, Oracle ACE Director, Cloudera Champion of Big Data, and Chief Technology Officer at Pythian, has recorded a series…

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Guide to Cassandra Thread Pools

A description of the different thread pools and how to monitor them. Includes what to alert on, common issues and solutions.

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Metrics in Cassandra – Lightning Talk

Blackbird’s own Chris Lohfink was on-hand at the Minneapolis Cassandra Meetup, on May 5th, to give a lightning talk introducing Cassandra’s thread pool metrics. Monitoring Cassandra clusters can be a monumental task, but Chris’s overview provides a nice start to…

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