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Cassandra Scalability

Creating Multiple Local Cassandra Datacenters with Docker

The Apache Cassandra database has long included support for multiple datacenters. That is, Cassandra allows an organization to configure a cluster to actively store data across disparate datacenters. There are multiple reasons do this, including: Improve geographic responsiveness Disaster recovery Separation of transactional and analytic workloads In general, when trying to wrap my head around […]

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An Example Using Cassandra With Zipkin

Zipkin is a system for tracing, viewing, and troubleshooting distributed systems and microservice-based applications. Here’s the description from the Zipkin website: Zipkin is a distributed tracing system. It helps gather timing data needed to troubleshoot latency problems in microservice architectures. It manages both the collection and lookup of this data. Zipkin’s design is based on the […]