WE DID IT! DataStax Astra is GA

Yesterday we finally went full GA (Generally Available) with DataStax Astra. For the quick TLDR think of it as Apache Cassandra that you can spin up as a service and use in about a minute. I, as I wrote about some months ago, joined the engineering team to help build out the system! I quickly got to reconnoitering the role and working toward build out of features, which now are available to you!

Career Update: Back to Engineering!

Since the inception of my software engineering career, decades ago, I have enjoyed creating resilient software systems and building efficient … More

Join the Apollo Beta for FREE! Help the Databass!

Hello to all the data curious, database lovers, and sciency datamungers! I have a small favor to ask of you all. … More

Development Workspace with Terraform on Azure: Part 4 – DSE w/ Packer + Importing State 4 Terraform

The next thing I wanted setup for my development workspace is a DataStax Enterprise Cluster. This will give me all … More

TRIP REPORT: Accelerate 2019 in Washington DC, I mean National Harbor!

Trip Time. Today’s trip care of Alaska Airlines Flight 2 out of SEATAC Airport (Seattle & Tacoma’s airport) to National … More