Feature Releases Technical — Kafka

General Availability of Managed Mirroring for Apache Kafka

Monday 21st September 2020 by Paul Aubrey

Instaclustr is pleased to announce the release of Managed Mirroring as an additional feature of our Kafka Connect offering on the Instaclustr Managed Platform. Our Managed Mirroring offering uses the MirrorMaker functionality in Kafka Connect as its foundation. Kafka Connect is part of Apache Kafka, the leading distributed event streaming platform. It is governed by […]

Feature Releases Technical — Redis

General Availability of Instaclustr for Redis

Wednesday 16th September 2020 by Ben Slater

Instaclustr is pleased to announce the general availability of our managed Redis offering, Instaclustr for Redis™*, on the Instaclustr Managed Platform. After passing through our enterprise and security testing Redis has additionally been put through its paces in our the public preview. In the lead up to today’s general availability we have enriched our monitoring […]
General Availability of Instaclustr for Redis

Technical Technical — Redis

It’s an In-Memory Key-Value Store! It’s a Database! It’s Redis!

Wednesday 9th September 2020 by Paul Brebner

Look! Up in the sky! It’s an in-memory key-value store! It’s a database! It’s Redis! Faster than a speeding database! More powerful than an in-memory key-value store!  Able to leap tall performance barriers at a single bound! “Yes, it’s Redis—strange visitor from another planet who came to Earth with powers and abilities far beyond those […]
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Technical Technical — Cassandra

Apache Cassandra vs DynamoDB

Monday 24th August 2020 by Lewis DiFelice

In this post, we’ll look at some of the key differences between Apache Cassandra (hereafter just Cassandra) and DynamoDB. Both are distributed databases and have similar architecture, and both offer incredible scalability, reliability, and resilience. However, there are also differences,  and understanding the differences and cost benefits can help you determine the right solution for […]
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Feature Releases Technical Technical — Elasticsearch Technical — Kafka

Availability of a Bundled Elasticsearch  Connector

Tuesday 28th July 2020 by Paul Aubrey

Instaclustr is pleased to announce we have now added an Elasticsearch Sink Connector, open sourced by with an Apache 2.0 license, as a bundled and fully supported connector on Kafka Connect clusters created on the Instaclustr Managed Platform. It enables rapid, no-code integration of Apache Kafka and Elasticsearch to seamlessly move data into Elasticsearch. […]
Availability of a Bundled Elasticsearch Connector