June 28, 2017
How to run multiple Cassandra clusters on the same hosts

This post will answer the question “How can I run multiple Cassandra clusters on the same hosts?” It will investigate the constraints of running multiple Cassandra clusters before showing how Portworx gives you better control over your storage, therefore providing higher density and better utilization of your compute resources. Background Cassandra is well known for its
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June 26, 2017
How to reduce Cassandra recovery time when a node fails

This post will answer the question “How can I reduce Cassandra recovery time?” by investigating the Cassandra bootstrapping process and demonstrating how Portworx replication avoids this costly operation. Background Cassandra is a capable, cluster-aware database. It can partition and replicate your data across multiple nodes. Originally developed by Facebook in 2008, it became a top-level
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March 6, 2017
Snapshotting Cassandra Container Volumes for CI/CD Using Mesosphere DC/OS

  In a previous post, we saw how to set up Portworx on DC/OS using Mesosphere Universe. In this post, we’ll take that a step further and look at a real-world scenario where we use Portworx to snapshot Cassandra container data volumes to use as part of your CI/CD system. Background Running distributed databases such as Cassandra give
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