Past Meetup

Introduction to Cassandra and the DataStax CQL Java driver for Java Developers

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Details

*Please note this is an LJC event. Skills Matter are hosting this event and are handling the attendance - it is essential that you confirm your place at this link:

http://skillsmatter.com/event-details/home/introduction-to-cassandra-and-the-datastax-cql-java-driver-for-java-developers

Introduction to Cassandra and the DataStax CQL Java driver for Java Developers

Presented by Johnny Miller

This talk will will provide a high level overview of Cassandra intended to give developers an understanding of what it does and how it works. The main part of the talk will introduce developers to the tools and techniques for building Java applications using Cassandra. This will include the Cassandra Query Language (CQL) version 3 and the DataStax Java driver. An example application will also be developed and demonstrated. The goal of the talk is to show Java developers how to interact with Cassandra and give them an appreciation of how Cassandra works.

The presentation will be given via a powerpoint presentation with some live coding.

The subjects covered will include:

- High-level overview of Cassandra

- CQL3

- DataStax CQL Java driver

Who should attend

Java developers who want to start building applications using Cassandra or start using the new Java driver would benefit from this event. The talk will aim to give developers a high level understanding of Cassandra and introduce them to CQL3 and the new DataStax Java Driver for Cassandra.

Bio

Johnny is an experienced developer and architect who has been working with Cassandra for several years. He is currently a Solutions Architect at DataStax where he helps companies deliver systems using Cassandra. Previously, he was an independent consultant and worked with various clients including Sky - where he developed several systems using Cassandra. He is from Ireland and lives in London with his wife and two labradors.

Agenda

18:15: Doors Open
18:30: Main presentation - presented by Johnny Miller (90 mins approx)
20:00/20:30: Networking and further informal discussion after the event at The Old Ivy House Pub - address below..

Please Note:

Nearest tube: Barbican
Nearest Coffee Shop: Sun Coffee Shop, 55-63 Goswell Road, London, EC1V 7EN for if you arrive early
After event drinks venue: The Old Ivy House Pub, 166 Goswell Road EC1V 7DT www.oldivyhouse.co.uk (http://www.oldivyhouse.co.uk/)

*Please note this is an LJC event. Skills Matter are hosting this event and are handling the attendance - it is essential that you confirm your place at this link: http://skillsmatter.com/event-details/home/introduction-to-cassandra-and-the-datastax-cql-java-driver-for-java-developers

Refreshments after the event are kindly being sponsored by Datastax:

DataStax (http://www.datastax.com/) powers the online applications that transform business for more than 300 customers, including startups and 20 of the Fortune 100. DataStax delivers a massively scalable, flexible and continuously available big data platform built on Apache Cassandra™. DataStax integrates enterprise-ready Cassandra, Apache Hadoop™ for analytics and Apache Solr™ for search across multi-datacenters and in the cloud.

Companies such as Adobe, Healthcare Anytime, eBay and Netflix rely on DataStax to transform their businesses. Based in San Mateo, Calif., DataStax is backed by industry-leading investors: Lightspeed Venture Partners, Crosslink Capital, Meritech Capital Partners, Scale Venture Partners, DFJ Growth and Next World Capital. For more information, visit www.datastax.com (http://www.datastax.com/)

Event organised by RecWorks -

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