Blogs — January 2017

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Apache Cassandra Security

Tuesday 31st January 2017 by Ben Slater

Apache Cassandra security has hit the news lately with a benevolent hacker attempting to warn owners of unsecured Cassandra databases about their exposure (see https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/a-benevolent-hacker-is-warning-owners-of-unsecured-cassandra-databases/). Apache Cassandra Security At Instaclustr, we take security very seriously. We were confident that our default configurations would not allow access to this type of scan. We have used our central […]

Technical — Cassandra Feature Releases

Instaclustr Managed Service adds Cassandra Lucene Index Support

Thursday 12th January 2017 by Ben Slater

Instaclustr is pleased to announce support for Stratio’s Cassandra Lucene Index as part of the Instaclustr Managed Service for Apache Cassandra. The Cassandra Lucene Index extends Cassandra’s native secondary index capability to include Lucene search capabilities including full-text search, relevance searches, and geospatial capabilities. With the addition of support for the Cassandra Lucene Index, and existing […]