Spark vs. MapReduce Series – Part I – Get some data

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With this series I will try to show how to use Cassandra for storing data and how to use MapReduce or Spark to analyse data. First I have to store data in a Apache Cassandra database and my decision was storing tweets. Sounds easy but with CQL you have to think about your data model […]

Deploying Datastax Enterprise with Vagrant and bash

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After configuring my new shiny MacBook I started to think about how to establish a Datastax Enterprise Environment on my Notebook. First I wanted to have it cost free and secondly automated, what took me to Vagrant and Virtualbox. I checked different repositories but they always used a config management like chef, puppet or ansible […]