Blogs — October 2017


Technical Technical — Cassandra

Cassandra Scalability: Allow Filtering and Partition Keys

Tuesday 31st October 2017 by Anup Shirolkar

The ‘ALLOW FILTERING’ clause in Cassandra CQL provides greatly increased flexibility of querying. However, this flexibility comes at a substantial performance cost that should be aware of before using ‘ALLOW FILTERING’.  This post explains the costs and benefits of ALLOW FILTERING. The data storage and query operations in Apache Cassandra work on top of partitioned […]
Apache Cassandra Scalability: Allow filtering and Partition keys Instaclustr

Technical — Cassandra Technical

Apache Cassandra 2.1.19, 2.2.11, 3.0.15 and 3.11.1 Available now through Instaclustr’s Managed Service

Monday 30th October 2017 by Instaclustr

Instaclustr announces the immediate availability of Apache Cassandra 2.1.19, 2.2.11, 3.0.15 and 3.11.1 through the Instaclustr Managed Service. These versions contain many significant bug fixes, demonstrating the recently renewed focus of the Apache project on release quality. Thanks to all the contributors who helped get these releases completed! We have provided a summary of the […]

Technical — Cassandra Technical — Elasticsearch Feature Releases

Announcing Instaclustr Private Network Clusters for Cassandra and Elassandra

Friday 20th October 2017 by Instaclustr

Instaclustr is pleased to announce the release of a new feature, Private Network Clusters.  This feature continues Instaclustr’s commitment to security by providing our customers with the option to provision clusters where the nodes do not have publically routable IPs allocated. This configuration is security best practice and a security requirement for many organisations as […]
Instaclustr announces Private Network Clusters for Elassandra and Cassandra