[KEYNOTE] DataStax Astra and Apache Cassandra: Sustainable Open Source in the Cloud Era
Tuesday, September 29, 9:00 am PT
Apache Cassandra solves database performance at scale better than any other system in the world, but it was designed for a world of self-managed infrastructure. This created a lot of rough edges for the level of automation DataStax needed to build its Astra managed service for Cassandra. Building Astra also exposed some gaps in Cassandra’s feature set that modern developers want and expect from a database-as-a-service.
DataStax believes that developers and businesses shouldn’t have to give up ownership of their data to take advantage of the benefits of cloud infrastructure. We want everyone to have the freedom to deploy anywhere, without lock-in. This talk will explain how we’re bringing the enhancements we made for Astra back to Apache Cassandra. Following the Cassandra Enhancement Proposal process, we are showing that cloud and open source are not mutually exclusive.
Speaker: Jonathan Ellis, Co-founder and CTO, DataStax
[SESSION] Cloud-Native Cassandra
Tuesday, September 29, 11:15 am PT
Kubernetes is becoming a standard tool to deploy large scale infrastructure and lately, Apache Cassandra. We'll look at some of the methods used to deploy Cassandra using Kubernetes including storage options, networking configuration, and monitoring. In the past year, the Apache Cassandra project has also taken on the task of creating a common operator closer to the project. Get the latest status of the operator effort and where it will be headed post-Cassandra 4.0.
Speaker: Patrick McFadin, VP of Developer Relations, DataStax
[SESSION] Getting Started with Cassandra the Right Way
Tuesday, September 29, 11:55 am PT
Cassandra users run into problems particularly when they're new to the technology. In this session, Erick will discuss:
Speaker: Erick Ramirez, Developer Advocate, DataStax