Cassandra Stress Tool Practical Use Case and Cassandra 2.0 Features

A huge thank you to MyHeritage for hosting/providing food and beverage for the group. 

What You Will Learn

•  Apache Cassandra 2.0 new features including : Triggers, Lightweight Transactions, CQL Improvements and more.

•  The Cassandra Stress Tool for modeling and practical use cases.

About Daniel Chen 

Head of IT at, Responsible for the production IT team, Office IT team and the NOC team. Loves Cassandra and manages a cluster of 6 data centers with 70+ nodes.


Ran Levy

Title: Kafka intro and implementation in MyHertitage

Abstract:  In this session we will cover the basic architecture of Kafka, the considerations for Kafka adoption in MyHeritage and its actual implementation in MyHeritage's BigData environment.

About Ran Levy:  
Backend team leader at MyHeritage for the past 3 years. Fifteen years experience in the industry as developer and architect in complex large scale systems.  

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  • Ran P.

    Hi Everybody, the videos are finally available:

    1. Kafka intro and implementation at MyHeritage:­

    2. Cassandra Stress Tool Practical Use Case and Cassandra 2.0 Features:­

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  • Ran

    Hi All, Thanks for joining the Meetup.

    My slides -


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