Author Archives: Charmy Garg

Getting Started With Phantom


Phantom is Reactive type-safe Scala driver for Apache Cassandra/Datastax Enterprise. So, first lets explore what Apache Cassandra is with some basic introduction to it. Apache Cassandra Apache Cassandra is a free, open source data storage system that was created at … Continue reading

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What The Heck Is Python??


Python is an easy to learn, powerful programming language and object-oriented programming language created by Guido van Rossum. It wasn’t named after a dangerous snake 😛 . Rossum was the fan of a comedy series from the late seventies. The name “Python” … Continue reading

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Ingress to Monix-Execution: Scheduler


In the previous blog you learnt about Monix Task. Now lets dive into Monix Scheduler. Akka’s Scheduler that includes pretty heavy dependency whereas Monix Scheduler that provides a common API which is resuable. For Monix Scheduler to work first we … Continue reading

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Ingress to Monix-Eval: Task


Monix that is used for composing Asynchronous programs for Scala and Scala.js runs on JVM. Monix 2.0 is modular by design so you can pick and choose: Monix-Execution: Scheduler, Cancelable, CancelableFuture and Atomic. Monix-Eval: For controlling evaluation by means of … Continue reading

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Getting Started with Apache Spark


Introduction Apache Spark is an open source big data processing framework built around speed, ease of use, and sophisticated analytics. It was originally developed in 2009 in UC Berkeley’s AMPLab, and open sourced in 2010 as an Apache project. Spark … Continue reading

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Getting Started with Apache Cassandra


Why Apache Cassandra? Apache Cassandra is a free, open source, distributed data storage system that differs sharply from relational database management systems. Cassandra has become so popular because of its outstanding technical features. It is durable, seamlessly scalable, and tuneably … Continue reading

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