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How to Connect Cassandra and Spark with Guava Shade dependency using SBT

What is Cassandra?

Cassandra is a distributed database for managing large amounts of structured data across many commodity servers, while providing highly available service and no single point of failure.   1,267 more words

Apache Spark

Setting up a build and test environment

Time to build a simple environment capable of compiling and running Java applications to access Cassandra. .


  1. Create a top-level folder and several sub folders for this project: …
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Cassandra Binary, Config Files and Cassandra Tools

Depending on what type of Cassandra installation was made signifies the location of the binary files, config files and Cassandra tools that you will be using in your day to day operations. 243 more words

Big Data

Too Big Fish

Have you ever been scared of a penis before?.. I have once, the night I lost my virginity. Never thought I would experience the same fear again!! 421 more words


Archeology and the Eureka Moment

More than fifty years ago in my “Introduction to Greek Literature” class, I learned of Archimedes and his “Bath Tub Revelation“. Even so, in the decades since I have found that our dear little Archimedes was far wiser that the image of a little old man that ran through the streets of the capital city Syracuse, Sicily: naked and screaming. 1,150 more words


Out of the Box - Couchbase and Cassandra Performance comparision

In order to expand my NoSQL knowledge I have been working through the datastax online Cassandra tutorials. Having focused more on the Document store side of NoSQL, it was interesting to see how a BigTable implementation worked, and coming from a Relational background, I instantly found me self at home again, in the world of tables, rows and columns, despite the different terminology. 230 more words

NoSQL Databases

What to Expect at the CASSANDRA, Melodia's Spring Concert on May 14 2016!

Our world premiere concert, CASSANDRA, on May 14 at 7:30 pm is a delight of stories and myths in song.

What will you be hearing? 408 more words