In AI development, never lose your RAG
AI is smart, but it can be smarter in a cleaner and more controlled way via the use of RAG. Retrieval Augmented Generation (RAG) has quickly become something of a super vitamin shot for generative AI models that seek to gain some additional data connection to external (often outwardly ratified and ... Read more
DataStax bakes oven-ready Retrieval Augment Generation
Generative Artificial Intelligence (gen-AI) has had a busy year, obviously. The technology wires have been liberally peppered with analysis detailing the spiralling popularisation of gen-AI engines and the Large Language Models (LLMs) that feed and serve them. There has been equal interest and disc... Read more
Astra DB cloud database loads data directly into Google Vertex AI
DataStax's Astra DB database has received an extension for the Google Vertex AI platform. This allows users to load database data directly into the AI platform.
With the newly released Astra DB Vertex Extension for Google Cloud's Vertex AI Platform, it is possible to directly load data from the ... Read more
DataStax acquires Kaskada, focuses on artificial intelligence
DataStax announced the acquisition of Kaskada. The organization wants to help customers feed artificial intelligence models with real-time data.
Developers use DataStax's products to develop applications based on real-time data. Real-time data applications process information almost immediately... Read more
DataStax and Intel collaborate on Apache Cassandra and Apache Pulsar
DataStax and Intel have established a collaborative partnership to enhance technology performance.
DataStax's collaboration with Intel revolves around the most recent Intel Xeon Scalable processors, the open-source Cassandra database and Apache Pulsar streaming technologies. The companies want t... Read more
‘7 out of 10 companies increase revenue by using real-time data’
Most organizations see the benefits of real-time data, but costs and complexity hold back adoption. A new research report by DataStax sheds light on the state of real-time data in business.
Real-time system monitoring solutions are commonplace today. The same can't be said for the early days of... Read more
DataStax delivers multi-cluster support for Apache Cassandra
The new operator provides a single control plane for simplified configuration, management and operations.
This week DataStax announced a new Operator for K8ssandra, the cloud-native, open-source distribution of Apache Cassandra on Kubernetes. The new K8ssandra Operator supports multiple Kubernet... Read more
Apache Cassandra 4.0 finally goes GA
With this new update, the most stable version of Cassandra is now here.
Almost 13 months after the beta version was announced, Apache Cassandra 4.0 is now considered ready for use. In addition, a production-ready version is available as a general release.
In the past, Apache would roll out up... Read more
DataStax brings Apache Cassandra to Kubernetes
DataStax announced at KubeCon 2021 that K8ssandra is now available on all Kubernetes environments. K8ssandra makes it possible to run the popular Apache Cassandra-NoSQL database on Kubernetes.
With the announcement, all different Kubernetes environments are supported, including Google Kubernetes... Read more
Google Cloud challenges AWS with new open source integrations
Google has announced to collaborate with a number of major open source data management and analytics companies, to integrate their products into the Google Cloud Platform and offer them as managed services. These are Confluent, DataStax, Elastic, InfluxData, MongoDB, Neo4j and Redis Labs.
According ... Read more