Technical Technical — Cassandra

A Comprehensive Guide to Cassandra Architecture

Thursday 23rd April 2020 by Anup Shirolkar

Introduction The Apache Cassandra architecture is designed to provide scalability, availability, and reliability to store massive amounts of data. If you are new to Cassandra, we recommend going through the high-level concepts covered in what is Cassandra before diving into the architecture.   This blog post aims to cover all the architecture components of Cassandra. After […]

Feature Releases Technical — Elasticsearch

Instaclustr Announces the General Availability of Its Managed Elasticsearch Service

Tuesday 31st March 2020 by Kaushik Mysur

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 Zeke Dean

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 […]