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Normal best practice for security with applications is never to use the default admin user. In Sql Server this is manifested by the recommendation not to use the “sa” user. Likewise in Cassandra the default Cassandra user has full rights … Continue reading
This is not a complete list, but is this what I’ve typically had to look out for in the wild. There maybe some selection bias at play since once I’m involved with a cluster it’s not in a good place. … Continue reading
When helping someone with a Batch using the C# driver and I had a bit of a surprise. I wanted to reuse the CQL and I couldn’t at that point use a Prepare because of a bug, since SimpleStatement has … Continue reading
Batches in Cassandra are often mistaken as a performance optimization. They can be but only in rare cases. First we need to discuss the different types of batches: Unlogged Batch A good example of a logged batch assuming a partition … Continue reading
Cassandra On Rails using Cequel Atomic Batch Support When I first tried to use Cassandra with Rails over a year ago the lack of a good native (IE not thrift) driver and a good mapper was a show stopper for … Continue reading
Linux has this wonderful thing called the buffer cache (for more detail read here ). In summary, it uses all your free ram as a cache for file access. Because of buffer cache you can easily get under 1 millisecond … Continue reading
Reads and the perils of index tables. I frequently see index tables in Cassandra being used to allow a One Source Of Truth. It’s important to remember when designing a truly distributed system relational algebra really doesn’t scale, and in … Continue reading
With today’s world of programming languages where many languages are better at certain tasks than other’s you’ll find it useful to learn multiple languages over the course of your career (as well as keeping your skill sets current). Here are … Continue reading
I journal quite a bit and my holy grail has been using my favorite text editor (Vim or Vim bindings) with Evernote to store the everything in a smart searchable format. Today I stumbled onto a neat little tool that makes … Continue reading