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• Following - Main Presentation
Title: JanusGraph on Apache Cassandra
Speaker: Aaron Ploetz
As Graph Databases gain popularity, the need for a scalable Graph DB solution will increase. This presentation addresses this need with a beginner-level introduction to Graph Databases, appropriate use cases, available products, and a technical description of building an open source, scalable Gremlin/TinkerPop GraphDB using JanusGraph and Apache Cassandra.
About the presenter:
Aaron Ploetz is the NoSQL Engineering Lead for Target, where his DevOps team supports Cassandra, MongoDB, Redis, and Neo4j. He has been named a DataStax MVP for Apache Cassandra three times, and has presented at multiple events, including the DataStax Summit and Data Day Texas. Aaron has also authored several tech articles and books, including "Seven NoSQL Databases in a Week" and "Mastering Apache Cassandra 3.x - Third Edition", both by Packt Publishing. He earned a BS in Management/Computer Systems from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, and a MS in Software Engineering from Regis University. Aaron and his wife, Coriene, live with their three children in the Twin Cities area.