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SkillsCast

On the Bleeding Edge - Cassandra 3.4 and Beyond

18th April 2016 in London at CodeNode

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Cassandra is recognized as the best distributed database leveraging continuous availability and partition-tolerance for global deployments. With a strong open source history that began at Facebook to solve problems of absurdly massive scale, Cassandra has grown to be a huge project with a bright future. In this talk we will take a peek at exactly what that future is all about. With a brand new, high performance Secondary Index implementation, SSTable encryptions, a paradigm shift in architecture moving away from SEDA and towards threads per core, Materialized Views and Aggregations, Cassandra is maturing as a powerful front-runner on the bleeding edge of the NoSQL space.

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On the Bleeding Edge - Cassandra 3.4 and Beyond

Jon Haddad

Jon Haddad has 15 years experience in both development and operations. For the last 11 years, he's worked at various startups in southern California. In a past life, he put Cassandra in production and co-wrote cqlengine, the Python object mapper for CQL. After 2 years as an evangelist at DataStax, he is now Principal Consultant at The Last Pickle, helping customers of all size succeed with Apache Cassandra.

SkillsCast

Cassandra is recognized as the best distributed database leveraging continuous availability and partition-tolerance for global deployments. With a strong open source history that began at Facebook to solve problems of absurdly massive scale, Cassandra has grown to be a huge project with a bright future. In this talk we will take a peek at exactly what that future is all about. With a brand new, high performance Secondary Index implementation, SSTable encryptions, a paradigm shift in architecture moving away from SEDA and towards threads per core, Materialized Views and Aggregations, Cassandra is maturing as a powerful front-runner on the bleeding edge of the NoSQL space.

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About the Speaker

On the Bleeding Edge - Cassandra 3.4 and Beyond

Jon Haddad

Jon Haddad has 15 years experience in both development and operations. For the last 11 years, he's worked at various startups in southern California. In a past life, he put Cassandra in production and co-wrote cqlengine, the Python object mapper for CQL. After 2 years as an evangelist at DataStax, he is now Principal Consultant at The Last Pickle, helping customers of all size succeed with Apache Cassandra.