Typically Cassandra is used to store and access discrete denormalized information. This talk focuses on another use case, Cassandra can be a good fit for storing files that need to be replicated and highly available.
About the Speaker:
Russell Bradberry is the Principal Architect at SimpleReach where he is responsible for designing and building out distributed data solutions. He is a DataStax Cassandra MVP, Co-Author of "Practical Cassandra", and the maintainer of the NodeJS Cassandra driver "Helenus"
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