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SANTA CLARA, Calif. – November 12, 2018 DataStax, the leading provider of the always-on, Active Everywhere distributed hybrid cloud database built on Apache Cassandra™, today announced that Vice President of Developer Relations Patrick McFadin will present a technical speaking session at AWS re:Invent 2018 on hybrid cloud. 

The session is tailored for developers, system administrators, and systems architects who are looking for answers to whyand how totake full advantage of a hybrid cloud environment. Attendees will leave the session with real-world, best practices on how to solve today’s data challenges of hybrid cloud. 

AWS re:Invent is a learning conference hosted by Amazon Web Services (AWS) for the global cloud computing community. The event features keynote announcements, training and certification opportunities, access to more than 2,000 technical sessions, a partner expo, after-hours events, and so much more.

WHAT: Session: The Hybrid Life: Apache Cassandra™ and AWS Direct Connect

You’ve heard “Burst to the cloud!” before, but actual practice can be much harder than a simple phrase. There are serious architecture considerations to make from security to network. If you are a user of Apache Cassandra™ or DataStax Enterprise, extending your workloads into the cloud is much easier and performant with AWS Direct Connect. This talk is all about the why and the how to go truly hybrid. You can take your running clusters and extend them efficiently into AWS with the highest performance and quality of service. Don’t miss this talk to learn how. 

WHO: Speaker: Patrick McFadin, Vice President of Developer Relations at DataStax

WHERE: Venetian, Level 2, Kumo Theater - Expo Hall
Las Vegas, Nevada

WHEN: Wednesday, November 28, 2018
1:40 PM - 2:00 PM PT

If you are a AWS re:Invent 2018 attendee, please visit DataStax at the DataStax Booth #3008. 

To learn more about DataStax and DataStax Enterprise, please join DataStax at DataStax Accelerate, The World’s Premier Apache Cassandra Conference, on May 21-23, 2019 in the Washington D.C. Area. To register, please visit

About DataStax

DataStax delivers the always-on, Active Everywhere distributed hybrid cloud database built on Apache Cassandra™. The foundation for personalized, real-time applications at massive scale, DataStax Enterprise makes it easy for enterprises to exploit hybrid and multi-cloud environments via a seamless data layer that eliminates the issues that typically come with deploying applications across multiple on-premises data centers and/or multiple public clouds. Our product also gives businesses full data visibility, portability, and control, allowing them to retain strategic ownership of their most valuable asset in a hybrid/multi-cloud world. We help many of the world’s leading brands across industries transform their businesses through an enterprise data layer that eliminates data silos and cloud vendor lock-in while powering modern, mission-critical applications. For more information, visit and follow us on @DataStax.

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