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Benchmarking Data Migration from Cassandra to Azure Cosmos DB Cassandra API

About the authors:  Akash & Alp We are working with many customers who for a variety of reasons such as not having to deal with patching the O/S, upgrades, scalability, etc. are looking to move their Cassandra IaaS workloads to Azure and one of the destinations is Azure Cosmos DB Cassandra API. We wanted to explore and dive deeper into...

Azure Cosmos DB Cassandra API: A true differentiator with Autoscale

 Overview We know that Apache Cassandra, a wide-column NoSQL database, is a great option to solve the 3 V’s (Volume, Variety and Velocity) of data requirements. It is a given that data will grow as the business expands. Invariably you will need to expand the cluster to accommodate additional data and handle greater throughput. This load ...

Now in preview: Azure Managed Instance for Apache Cassandra

Today at Microsoft Ignite, we announced Azure Managed Instance for Apache Cassandra in public preview. Azure Managed Instance for Apache Cassandra provides the ability to provision managed native Apache Cassandra clusters, with automated deployment and scaling operations, accelerating hybrid scenarios and reducing ongoing maintenance. Why...