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Apache Cassandra for Java Developers - Why, What & How - Johnny Miller

Apache Cassandra for Java Developers - Why, What & How - Presented by Johnny Miller (Approx. 2 hours)

Java developers interested in learning about Apache Cassandra and how to use it. Attendees will be introduced to some of its most popular use cases and given an architectural overview of Cassandra. They will also be show how to model their data on Cassandra and how to use the Java driver. 

The presentation will be given with a mix of slides and code examples. Some live coding may be used also. Topics that will be covered will include:

- Why use Cassandra?

- Top use cases

- What is Cassandra?

- An introduction to the architecture of Cassandra

- Core concepts

- Deployment considerations

- How to use Apache Cassandra

- Introduction to the Cassandra Query Language (CQL)

- Data modelling on Cassandra

- Developing Java applications using Cassandra

- The Native Driver and Protocol

- Best Practices

- Tools and frameworks

- A demonstration of Apache Spark integration and Cassandra

Who Should Attend:

Anybody interested in building Java applications using Apache Cassandra

Bio: 

Johnny Miller, is an experienced developer, architect, team lead and agile coach with a history of working at Sky, AOL Broadband and Alcatel-Lucent. Johnny has architected and delivered a number of enterprise platforms using Cassandra as a key component for achieving high availability and efficient scaling.  As a result of Johnny's belief in the performance of Cassandra this lead him to join DataStax and drive solutions for Cassandra Big Data. @cyanmiller @datastaxeu datastax.com

Agenda:  

18:15: Doors open. 
18:30: Main presentation
20:45: Networking and informal discussion at: 'Hotel Ibis - London, Euston, St Pancras' - 3 Cardington Street, London, NW1 2LW

Please Note: 

This event will be held in the Wilkins Gustav Tuck Lecture Theatre. Please enter through UCL front entrance on Gower St. 

Map is here http://www.ucl.ac.uk/maps?locationID=83

We will head to 'Hotel Ibis - London, Euston, St Pancras' - 3 Cardington Street, London, NW1 2LW - for networking and further informal discussion after the event: http://www.ibishotel.com/gb/hotel-0921-ibis-london-euston-st-pancras/location.shtml 



Event organised by the awesome folk at RecWorks - check out the blog here: http://blog.recworks.co.uk/






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  • Nikolay V.

    Hi Johnny,

    You gave a great talk the last night :) Thank you very much for it :)

    Would it be possible to share the deck? :)

    Thanks,
    Nikolay

    October 3, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Glad everyone seemed to like it. If there are any other topics or areas you would be interested in having another talk on, let me know.

    1 · October 4, 2014

  • Diego V.

    great talk and really good speaker, entertaining and explicative.

    1 · October 3, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Are there any slides which can be shared? I couldn't make it and it sounds I really missed out.

    October 3, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Apologies. I can see them below. (was on my mobile since blocked at work)

      October 3, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thanks for a very informative and well delivered talk last night Johhny.
    Even though I've been using Cassandra for a while there were lots of useful nuggets of info!

    October 3, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thanks for a very informative and well delivered talk last night Johhny.
    Even though I've been using Cassandra for a while there were lots of useful nuggets of info!

    October 3, 2014

  • Tadas Š.

    Hi,

    by any chance, will the talk be recorded?

    1 · September 29, 2014

    • Johan D.

      has anybody told you whether this is going to be recorded?

      October 2, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Sorry - it wasnt recorded.

      October 3, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    October 3, 2014

  • Satish B.

    Thanks for the great presentation last night!! was very informative. Will look forward to future ones to learn more about how to make it easy to migrate legacy dbs to cassandra. would be nice to have recordings to such comprehensive talks for future reference. thanks again!

    October 3, 2014

  • Anji C.

    Hi everyone,

    I hope you are looking forward to the event tonight! Ken, Sam, Jack and Gabriella will be attending from RecWorks so do let me know if you'd like any CV advice at all. Please email me at [masked] to be added to the list, or look out for them on the night (at the hotel IBIS bar after event)

    Thanks!

    Anj

    October 2, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    If your interested in the Spark integration with Cassandra here is a talk from the Cassandra Dublin Meetup: http://ics.mediasite.com/mediasite/Play/9000473ab3c948c2b18f776851150f5e1d

    October 1, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I think I may need to cut out the Spark demo at the end as I am running low on time - if anyone minds, let me know!

    September 30, 2014

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