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Cassandra Day | London

Discover the real power of NoSQL


Oct 11 | Tue, 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM BST (UTC+01:00)

Location | Huckletree Shoreditch, 18 Finsbury Square, London EC2A 1AH

What do companies like Apple, Netflix, Huawei and Instagram have in common? Aside from billions of requests, petabytes of data, and millions of users around the world, all of these companies use Apache Cassandra™.

Apache Cassandra is an open source NoSQL distributed database trusted by thousands of companies for scalability and high availability without compromising performance. Linear scalability and proven fault-tolerance on commodity hardware or cloud infrastructure make it the perfect platform for mission-critical data.

The Event | Cassandra Day is an in-person event for NoSQL and Apache Cassandra™ users, enthusiasts and community members with workshops and talks for NoSQL and C* beginners & experts.

Attendees | Cassandra Days are organized to suit developers, architects and engineers of all experience levels.


09:30-10:00: Arrivals for Workshops

10:00-11:45: Hands-on Workshop: Cassandra Fundamentals

11:45-12:30: Lunch sponsored by Intel

12:30-14:00: Hands-on Workshop: Cassandra Data Modeling

14:00-15:00: Networking & Coffee/Tea Break

15:00-15:30: Welcome & Keynote on "Why you should stop using NOSQL" - Aleks Volochnev, the IT Exorcist

15:30-15:55: Future of Cassandra - Mick Semb Wever, Apache Cassandra PMC Chair

15:55-16:20: Five Pitfalls of Cassandra Developers and how to avoid them -Stefano Lottini, Developer Advocate

16:20-16:30: Coffee/Tea Break

16:30-17:00: Automating Cassandra Data Operations with Airflow - Rahul Singh, AnantCorp

17:00-17:30: Adopting a Cassandra GraphQL API at Yelp - Mark Surnin, Yelp

17:30-18:00: cdc=true - Leveraging Change Data Capture (CDC) in Cassandra - Amarjit Basra, DataStax

18:00-20:00: Networking, Quiz, Food & Drinks

Test and Certify | All attendees will get a free DataStax certification for Apache Cassandra™ exam voucher and $300 credit to use on Astra DB - The perfect platform to practice your newly-acquired Cassandra knowledge!


Mick Semb Wever

Mick Semb Wever

Apache Cassandra PMC Chair

Rahul Singh

Rahul Singh

Platform Architect / CEO

Mark Surnin

Mark Surnin

Database Reliability Engineer

Aleks Volochnev

Aleks Volochnev

Developer Advocate EMEA

Stefano Lottini

Stefano Lottini

Developer Advocate EMEA

Amarjit Basra

Amarjit Basra

Data Architect




Cassandra Days are meant to help building and strengthening local communities around Open Source Cassandra. That does not only mean that everyone is invited to participate - contributions are very welcome! Click here to submit to our Call For Papers.


Attributions & Policy

Apache Cassandra, Cassandra and Apache are either registered trademarks or trademarks of the Apache Software Foundation in the United States and/or other countries, and are used with permission. The Apache Software Foundation has no affiliation with and does not endorse or review the materials provided at this event, which is managed by DataStax.


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