A Primer to Optimizing Your Apache Cassandra Compaction Strategy

When setting up an Apache Cassandra table schema and anticipating how you’ll use the table, it’s a best practice to simultaneously formulate a thoughtful compaction strategy. While a Cassandra table’s compaction strategy can be adjusted after its creation, doing so invites costly cluster performance penalties because Cassandra will need to rewrite all of that table’s data. Taking […]

Facing the New Cloud Security Challenges

Based on the 2021 report “State of Cloud Security Concerns, Challenges and Incidents” from Cloud Security Alliance, 41% of participants didn’t know if they had a cloud security incident in the past year. That percentage has doubled since 2019. There’s no shortage of cloud security threats. When organizations use several providers and public clouds to meet their […]

Applying the Principle of Least Privilege to Multi-Cloud Environments

Organizations across all industries are adopting cloud computing models for their flexible, scalable architectures and globally available solutions. Many startups and small businesses are also benefitting from the advanced data security solutions packaged with their cloud service provider offerings, which they wouldn’t otherwise be able to afford. However, these data security solutions require careful management. Organizations don’t […]

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