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What’s New for Azure Managed Instance for Apache Cassandra at Microsoft Ignite 2023: Building the Next Generation of AI Apps

(image)   Get ready for Microsoft Ignite 2023, where we'll be unveiling exciting new features and enhancements for Azure Managed Instance for Apache Cassandra. With the introduction of vector search, turnkey major version upgrades, turnkey replication for multi-region clusters, turnkey hybrid cluster setup for live migrations, and ...

Apache Cassandra version 3.11 support beyond EOL

The Apache Cassandra Project Team recently announced that, after more than half a decade, versions 3.0.x and 3.11.x will reach End of Life at the end of 2023. To echo the project team announcement, we want to highlight the significant advantages of upgrading to Cassandra 4.0 or 4.1, and encourage users to make the transition. However, if...

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. (...