Season 1

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The Shape of Your Data

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The Shape of Your Data

Published July 21, 2020

Episode Description

Cassandra is powerful, but having a well-designed data model is critical when it comes to meeting application performance and scalability goals. Learn the secrets to building successful, cloud-native applications as we travel through the past, present, and future of data modeling.

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Cassandra 4.0: Better, Faster, Stronger

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Cassandra 4.0: Better, Faster, Stronger

Published July 21, 2020

Episode Description

Apache Cassandra 4.0 promises to be faster and more stable than ever before. Hear from long-time Cassandra contributors, users, and committers and learn how Cassandra 4.0 gives modern developers a reliable scale-out solution for building cloud-native applications.

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The Road to Cloud Native: Cassandra Then and Now

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The Road to Cloud Native: Cassandra Then and Now

Published July 21, 2020

Episode Description

DataStax Co-founder and CTO Jonathan Ellis and Chief Product Officer Ed Anuff discuss the evolution of Apache Cassandra throughout its 12-year history and the latest advancements that make cloud-native app development easier than ever.

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Pour Mon Amie: Cassandra Made Easy

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Pour Mon Amie: Cassandra Made Easy

Published June 16, 2020

Episode Description

Based along the famed La Seine à Paris where new ideas flow like fine wine, an entrepreneur reaches out to a friend in IT to help bring her new business plan to fruition. With advice from Julien Dubois, the creator and lead developer of JHipster, and Mario Gray, a friend and Principal Technologist of VMware, he discovers that Cassandra and Spring are a beautiful pair. Follow along as the story unfolds to learn the secrets to achieving rapid development of true cloud-native applications built for global delivery.

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Race to Scale

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Race to Scale

Published June 16, 2020

Episode Description

In this tale of two journeys, we follow Capital One and Intuit as they detail building critical applications on Cassandra from the ground up to scale to millions of customers. Though they encounter the challenges of balancing the need for speed with the practicalities of building a stable platform, the race to scale isn’t just about time-to-market—it’s about meeting and exceeding customer expectations over the long haul.

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A Developer’s Journey from Zero to Superhero

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A Developer’s Journey from Zero to Superhero

Published June 16, 2020

Episode Description

In this story, a developer searches for answers around his next deployment and comes across DataStax Enterprise (DSE). Wise to not travel this road alone, he interacts with experts and users like Intuit and Delta Air Lines who offer insight into the power of Apache Cassandra and key features of DSE 6.8. Little does he know that each interaction sparks an unexpected transformation into a new identity, morphing him from zero to superhero. 

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The Coming Decade of Data: Cloud-Native, Open-Source, and Collaborative

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The Coming Decade of Data: Cloud-Native, Open-Source, and Collaborative

Published June 16, 2020

Episode Description

What's the future of open source and distributed systems? In a world where we need to be quick to scale, open-source has a front seat on the rollercoaster of automation. Observable CEO Melody Meckfessel and Google Fellow and VP Infrastructure Eric Brewer will join DataStax Chief Strategy Officer Sam Ramji in a conversation about what it means to scale your data, making sure everything we do around automation is meaningful, open, and secure—now more than ever.

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Data-Driven Differentiation at Un-carrier Speed

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Data-Driven Differentiation at Un-carrier Speed

Published June 16, 2020

Episode Description

Data-driven enterprises are able to fundamentally change the value proposition they offer to customers. Few have done this as well as T-Mobile, who has won the company a differentiated position as “the Un-carrier.” In this session, T-Mobile CIO Cody Sanford joins DataStax CEO Chet Kapoor to discuss how he successfully drives business and technology strategy to create data-fueled, customer experience-obsessed products at the speed of the Un-carrier mission.

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Why Tomorrow's Cassandra Deployments Will Be on Kubernetes

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Why Tomorrow's Cassandra Deployments Will Be on Kubernetes

Published May 12, 2020

Episode Description

The 2000s were about figuring out scale-out networking, the 2010s were about figuring out scale-out compute, and the 2020s will be about figuring out scale-out data. Let’s discuss the challenges of cloud-native data and Cassandra’s potential as the data control plane for Kubernetes.

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Your Next Dell Shopping Experience: A Modernization Story

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Your Next Dell Shopping Experience: A Modernization Story

Published May 12, 2020

Episode Description

Dell’s retail modernization team rises to the challenge of delivering a personalized shopping experience at global scale. Lead Architect Prashanth Srinivasan and Sr. Director of Software Engineering Raj Kaimal detail the adoption effort toward a hybrid cloud data architecture, share the impact on both the backend technology and overall business, and provide development best practices to ensure success.

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2 Years of Transformation in 2 Months: The Data Firehose

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2 Years of Transformation in 2 Months: The Data Firehose

Published May 12, 2020

Episode Description

For many of us, the data volumes we expected years in the future are here today. Enterprises are generating tons of data under dramatically increased load.

This is compounded by a new urgency to reinvent experiences from physical to digital, accelerating the need to deploy fast, fail fast, and scale fast in the cloud.

The New Stack’s Alex Williams leads a panel of experts to discuss the role Apache Cassandra can play as a hybrid database-as-a-service and the release of DataStax Astra.

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A Leadership Vision of Data-Driven Enterprises Now and in the Future

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A Leadership Vision of Data-Driven Enterprises Now and in the Future

Published May 12, 2020

Episode Description

It’s never been more clear that data is the lifeblood of enterprises and business ecosystems. Visionary CIOs have led the way using open-source, scale-out, cloud-native technology to build data-driven organizations that we can count on for essential products and services. 

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