Jonathan is a co-founder of DataStax. Before DataStax, Jonathan was Project Chair of Apache Cassandra for six years, where he built the Cassandra project and community into an open-source success. Previously, Jonathan built an object storage system based on Reed-Solomon encoding for data backup provider Mozy that scaled to petabytes of data and gigabits per second throughput.
Messaging has been on DataStax’s radar for several years. A significant motivator for this is the increasing popularity of microservice-based architectures. Briefly, microservice…