Blogs — August 2018


Technical Technical — Cassandra

Update released for Instaclustr sstable analysis tools for Apache Cassandra

Tuesday 21st August 2018 by Instaclustr

Instaclustr is pleased to announce the latest update for it’s open-sourced sstable analysis tools for Apache Cassandra. These tools, first released in February 2017, help operators to gain an accurate picture of the on-disk data stored by Cassandra which can be invaluable in diagnose and resolving operational issues. A full run-through of the existing functionality […]

Team Popular

$15 Million Raise Led by Level Equity – Here’s What That Enables Us to Accomplish

Thursday 16th August 2018 by Instaclustr

I’m excited to announce that Instaclustr has raised $15 million from New York City-based private investment firm Level Equity and a number of our existing investors.  We will immediately begin using the capital to accelerate the expansion of our managed platform offering core open source technologies.   Our business is growing tremendously – we now […]

Technical Technical — Kafka

Apache Kafka “Kongo” 6.3: Production Kafka Application Scaling on Instaclustr

Thursday 2nd August 2018 by Paul Brebner

The goal of this blog is to scale the Kongo IoT application on Production Instaclustr Kafka clusters. We’ll compare various approaches including scale-out, scale-up, and multiple clusters. There are two versions to the story. In the Blue Pill version scaling everything goes according to plan and scaling is easy. If you are interested in the […]