As Chang Xiao, founder of, was building out his artificial intelligence-driven Shopify app, he found key specialized operations he needed were only available on Astra DB from DataStax. is an artificial intelligence-driven recommendation app for Shopify webshops. Instead of drawing on the often used “other customers also bought”…

The stress of an unmaintained Apache Cassandra® solution was getting to the team of software engineers at the data-as-a-service (DaaS) company WellAware. They had applications to build, code to write, and more customers coming in. Something had to be done.

The industrial IoT technology and services company WellAware makes data…

In this post, we’ll show you how easy it is to transition from Kafka to Apache Pulsar in small, manageable steps with Pulsar’s built-in connectors for Kafka.

Large-scale implementations of any system, such as the event-streaming platform Apache Kafka, often involve customizations and tools and plugins developed in-house. When it’s…


DataStax is the company behind the massively scalable, highly available, cloud-native NoSQL data platform built on Apache Cassandra®.

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