Blogs — April 2016

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Now Available: m4.large Based Nodes for the Lowest-Cost, Production-Ready Managed Cassandra

Saturday 30th April 2016 by Instaclustr

Instaclustr is pleased to announce immediate available for a new “production-tiny” node size, starting at $250 / month on-demand. The production-tiny size is based on the AWS m4.large instance size (2 CPU, 8GB RAM) with 250GB of attached EBS. The production-tiny size is the entry level into our production size offerings with full production SLAs […]

Team

Instaclustr Insights: Meet Aleks Lubiejewski

Friday 29th April 2016 by Instaclustr

Name Aleks Lubiejewski (www.linkedin.com/in/alekslubiejewski) Role VP Consulting & Security. My role here is two-fold. Firstly, I run the consulting business for Instaclustr, responsible for planning and delivering our consulting strategy, defining our processes, looking after the team and ensuring we hit our revenue targets. Secondly, I look after our internal security program, reviewing our implementation […]

Technical Technical — Cassandra

Cassandra Backups Using AWS TransferManager: Failed To Reset Request Input Stream

Wednesday 20th April 2016 by Instaclustr

This article is a discussion about how we overcame the ‘failed-to-reset-stream’ problem in AWS’ TransferManager while doing backups in Cassandra. Why would you want to use backups with Cassandra anyway? Cassandra is designed to be resilient to failure. Nodes can transition between up and down and it will still perform as if it were nobody’s […]