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

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University College London

Gower Street, WC1E 6BT · London

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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

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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 (http://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/ (http://recworks.co.uk/)