Blogs — March 2020


Feature Releases Technical — Elasticsearch

Instaclustr Announces the General Availability of Its Managed Elasticsearch Service

Tuesday 31st March 2020 by Adam Zegelin

Instaclustr is pleased to announce the general availability of Elasticsearch Managed Service on the Instaclustr Managed Platform which uniquely places us as the leading Managed Service partner to enterprise businesses for three leading data layer technologies, Apache Cassandra, Apache Kafka, and now, Elasticsearch: all highly available and massively scalable technologies that address your data layer […]

Technical Technical — Kafka

A Visual Understanding to Ensuring Your Kafka Data is (Literally) in Order

Wednesday 11th March 2020 by Adam Zegelin

Apache Kafka provides developers with a uniquely powerful, open source and versatile distributed streaming platform – but it also has some rather complex nuances to understand when trying to store and retrieve data in your preferred order. Kafka captures streaming data by publishing records to a category or feed name called a topic. Kafka consumers […]
Kafka Data Order


Purity and Practicality: True Open Source Has Earned Its Trusted Place in Today’s Enterprise

Sunday 8th March 2020 by Ben Bromhead

Enterprises are now overloaded with choice when it comes to the breadth of their technology stack possibilities. One of the most important is deciding whether to move forward with open source or proprietary solutions (whether deployed in the cloud or or-prem). It’s a critical decision shaping the immediate and long-term future of any business’ technology […]

Technical Technical — Cassandra

Instaclustr Announces Preview Release of Apache Cassandra 4.0 on Instaclustr Managed Platform

Friday 6th March 2020 by Ben Slater

Instaclustr announces immediate availability of a preview release of Apache Cassandra 4.0 on the Instaclustr Managed Platform. This release is designed to allow Instaclustr customers to easily undertake any application-specific testing of Apache Cassandra 4.0 (alpha 3) in preparation for the forthcoming GA release of Apache Cassandra 4.0. Apache Cassandra 4.0, as the first major […]
Casandra 4.0