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Apache Cassandra 2.0 with Patrick McFadin

At this upcoming meetup Patrick McFadin, Solutions Architect at DataStax, will be discussing the most recently added features in Apache Cassandra 2.0, including: Lightweight transactions, eager retries, improved compaction, triggers, and CQL cursors.

Whether you're a just getting started with Cassandra or a C* expert, looking to learn more about the latest and greatest, this is a meetup you won't want to miss. This event will have a relaxed format with lots of time for Q&A, to ensure that everyone's questions are answered.

Be sure to come straight from the office, as food and beverage will be served; I hope you're able to join us!

P.S. We welcome our friends from the Chicago Big Data meetup group.



Patrick McFadin, Solutions Architect at DataStax, will be giving an introduction to some of the new features in the upcoming 2.0 release of Cassandra. Come by and learn about the exciting work the Cassandra dev team has been doing. Including:

• Lightweight Transactions (compare and swap)

• Eager retries

• Improved compaction

• Triggers (experimental)

• CQL cursors

About Patrick McFadin

Patrick McFadin is a Principle Solutions Architect at DataStax, the commercial company behind Apache Cassandra. Prior to his work at DataStax he was the Chief Architect at Hobsons, an education services company. He obtained a BS in Computer Engineering from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and holds the distinction of being the only recipient of a medal (as anyone can find out) for hacking while serving in the US Navy.



5:30pm — Food/Beverage/Social

6:00pm — Patrick McFadin on Apache Cassandra 2.0

6:45pm — Q&A

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