What is the Cloud?

Cloud technology is a word that is being used a lot when it comes to online services. The term, which refers to a network of online servers, is more than just a buzz word. Companies are quickly discovering that cloud functions can help them run applications, deliver services, or simply store their extra data. Most […]

10 Tips for Marketing IT Services

Tips for Marketing IT Services

Based on my experience in marketing IT services, the competition is really high and very challenging. I’m sure you will agree to that! A lot of online entrepreneurs, especially those that are dealing with IT services like you are always on the search for the best marketing tips. You always needed new information so that […]

How to Promote Yourself on LinkedIn

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TWENTY new profiles are made EVERY SECOND on LinkedIn! To stand out from the crowd, technologists must have a impact-full profile. People create an impression about YOU within the first 3 to 4 seconds of landing on their profile. If your profile connects with clients, they will want to contact you and do business with […]

How To Setup Spark, Scala, Sbt and Generate Jar Files

Prerequisites • Install Scala: http://www.scala-lang.org/download/ • Install SBT: http://www.scala-sbt.org/download.html • Install Eclipse (/Scala IDE): http://scala-ide.org/download/sdk.html • Install Spark • Create main folder for application and inside that folder, create build.sbt file Configure Create the following directory and files. mkdir -p src/{main,test}/{java,resources,scala} mkdir lib project target touch build.sbt touch project/plugins.sbt • Paste following code inside build.sbt […]

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GoldenGate, Cassandra, Oracle training

Hello everyone, I hope the holidays went well for you, best of wishes from my family to yours! It is a new year and we all have new year resolutions! After years of creating blogs for you all, I have decided to turn it up a notch! As many of you already know, I am […]

Cassandra CQLSH – error(111, “Tried connecting to [(‘’, 9042)


When trying to connect to a node in the Cassandra Cluster using cqlsh, I get the “Unable to connect to any servers. Tried connecting to [(‘’, 9042)” message. Learn how to modify the configuration so that the hostname is not required.