Blogs — May 2019

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Integrate your Kubernetes application with Instaclustr Managed Platform using the new Instaclustr Service Broker

Wednesday 22nd May 2019 by Adam Zegelin

Instaclustr is pleased to announce the availability of Instaclustr Service Broker, an implementation of Open Service Broker (OSB) API, that enables containerised applications to seamlessly integrate with data layer services like Apache Cassandra and Apache Kafka on the Instaclustr Managed Platform. Containerised applications can now use capabilities such as automated service discovery, provisioning, management and […]
Instaclustr Service Broker - Open Service Broker (OSB) API

Popular Technical — Cassandra Technical — Kafka

Geospatial Anomaly Detection: Part 1—Massively Scalable Geospatial Anomaly Detection With Apache Kafka and Cassandra

Thursday 16th May 2019 by Paul Brebner

Recently we announced that we had reached the end of the Anomalia Machina Blog series, but like Star Trek, the universe just keeps on expanding with endless new versions (> 726 Star Trek episodes and movies in 2016!). I guess this makes this blog an anomaly of sorts. Part 1: The Problem and Initial Ideas […]
Geospatial Anomaly Detection with Apache Cassandra and Kafka

Technical Technical — Cassandra

Introducing Certified Apache Cassandra

Thursday 9th May 2019 by Ben Slater

At Instaclustr, our vision is to provide organizations the freedom to confidently deliver applications at the highest levels of scale and reliability through open source technologies. Today, we are proud to announce the Instaclustr Certification Framework for Open Source Software and our first certified technology, Instaclustr Certified Apache Cassandra, as the latest important step towards […]
Introducing Certified Apache Cassandra

Technical — Kafka Technical

Apache Kafka Schema Registry is now available on the Instaclustr Managed Platform

Thursday 9th May 2019 by Adam Zegelin

Instaclustr is pleased to announce the availability of Schema Registry support as an add-on for Kafka offering on the Instaclustr Managed Platform. When using Apache Kafka, there is an implicit assumption that developers of Kafka clients (Producers and Consumers) ensure the implementation takes care that the format of the messages being written to and read […]
Instaclustr - Kafka Schema Registry