ING is really excited to have Matt Pfeil and Tim Vincent from DataStax over with us for the next MeetUp. We will focus specifically on Spark and Cassandra which is going to be a hot topic in the analytics world this year.
18:30 – 19:15: Reception(with food/beverages)
19:15 – 20:00: Datastax presentation – Matt Pfeil Spark in C* and Q&A
20:00 – 20:15: Coffee break / Cigarette break
20:15 – 21:00: Tim Vincent (Technical deep dive) and Q&A
21:00 – 22:00: Drinks
DataStax, the company that delivers Apache Cassandra to the Enterprise, last month announced a partnership with Databricks, the company founded by the creators of Apache Spark. As the database industry’s first partnership to integrate Spark and Cassandra, DataStax and Databricks will deliver significantly faster analytics to users of both open source technologies and enable today’s most progressive businesses to deliver highly personalized online customer experiences.
By integrating Apache Spark and Apache Cassandra, lightning-fast analytics are now embedded into the transaction processing of the Distributed DBMS
Partnership will deliver open source code back to the Apache Spark and Apache Cassandra communities to ensure that developers always have the most cutting-edge technologies
Matt is Chief Customer Officer & Co-Founder at DataStax. Prior to DataStax, Matt built and managed the Email and Apps infrastructure development group at Rackspace.
Prior to Rackspace, Matt was at Webmail.us where he worked in various management roles in infrastructure and scalability. Matt holds a BS from Virginia Tech in Computer Science.
Tim has a strong database background honed at companies such as Informix, TimesTen (In-Memory database) and Oracle. While at TimesTen he was acquired by Oracle and stayed with the product in a pre-sales and product management capacity. Now a Solutions Engineer at DataStax his focus is to enable customers to adopt the Apache Cassandra database technology to deliver web scale applications that are always on and never go down.
Special thanks to ING for hosting us once again! We will have drinks outside afterwards sponsored by DataStax (as it is Friday) ;)
See you there!
From the A4 / A10 (Den Haag), A10 (Zaanstad) and A2 (Amsterdam Centre - Utrechtseweg)
At the Amstel junction take the A2 to Utrecht. Then take exit 1 (ouderkerk a/d Amstel). At the end of the exit turn left onto the Burgemeester Stramanweg. Stay on the right lane. At the traffic lights (s111 Duivendrecht) at the end of the slip road you turn right onto the Holterbergweg. Turn left to (P3, P4, P5, P6) De Entree (street). Stay on the left lane and at the end make a hairpin turn to the left, entering parking garage P5 (Villa Arena).
From the A2 (Utrecht) and A9 (Amstelveen, Alkmaar)
(From the A9 follow the A2 in the direction of Amsterdam Centrum)
From the A2 take the exit Oudekerk a/d Amstel. At the end of the exit turn left onto the Burgemeester Stramanweg. Stay on the right lane. At the traffic lights (s111 Duivendrecht) at the end of the slip road you turn right onto the Holterbergweg. Turn left to (P3, P4, P5, P6) De Entree (street). Stay on the left lane and at the end make a hairpin turn to the left, entering parking garage P5 (Villa Arena).
From the A9 (Almere, Amersfoort)
Take exit S111 AMC. At the end of the exit turn right onto the Holterbergweg. At the 4th traffic light (right before Villa Arena) turn right onto De Entree (street). Stay on the left lane and at the end make a hairpin turn to the left, entering parking garage P5 (Villa Arena).
At the entrance of the parking garage take the left lane, this is for visitors. At the end of this lane you can pull a ticket and you can park your car at sections A/B/C/D. Please follow the signs to sections X/Y/Z to find the entrance of tower B which is provided with ING signing.
Please find below a map of the garage and further notes.
Internal employees of ING can park in a location nearby. We recommend trying at the Oliphant.
By Public Transport:
De Entree is a 5 - 10 minute walk from NS straion Amsterdam Bijlmer Arena. You can reach the station through the following ways • from direction Amsterdam, Utrecht and Rotterdam by stoptrain
• from Amsterdam Central Sation and Duivendrecht station with metro 54 towards Gein
• from Amsterdam Sloterdijk / Lelylaan with metro 50 towards Gein
• from Schiphol Airport by bus 300