Applied Distributed Research in Apache Cassandra

Jonathan Ellis

Co-founder and CEO, DataStax; former chairman, Apache Cassandra

The popular nosql database Cassandra eschews a master/slave partitioning design in favor of a fully peer-to-peer model which makes it robust and scalable but adds significant complexity to some areas of its design. I will explain the challenges and successes Cassandra has had in creating lightweight transactions, materialized views, and strongly consistent cluster membership within this peer-to-peer paradigm.

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Location: Salon B
April 18th, 2017
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM