Cassandra NYC 2011: Matt Dennis - Data Modeling Workshop

Posted in Databases, Frameworks, Development on August 28, 2012



Matt Dennis - Data Modeling Workshop

Matt has been with DataStax since the beginning and currently focuses on high level architecture, design, data models, deployment and algorithms for some of the largest, highest volume and most fault tolerant distributed systems in the world. Prior to DataStax, Matt held various technical leadership and principal development roles at Crossroads Systems and Troux Technologies and even spent time as a System Administrator in a former life. Matt studied Computer Science and Software Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin in the College of Natural Sciences and the College of Engineering respectively.

DataStax, the commercial leader in Apache Cassandra™, along with the NYC Cassandra User Group, NoSQL NYC, and Big Data NYC joined together to present the first Cassandra New York City conference on December 6, 2011.

DataStax offers products and services based on the popular open-source database, Apache Cassandra™ that solve today's most challenging big data problems. DataStax Enterprise (DSE) combines the performance of Cassandra with analytics powered by Apache Hadoop™, creating a smartly integrated, data-centric platform. With DSE, real-time and analytic workloads never conflict, giving you maximum performance with the added benefit of only managing a single database. The company has over 100 customers, including leaders such as Netflix, Cisco, Rackspace and Constant Contact, and spanning verticals including web, financial services, telecommunications, logistics and government. DataStax is backed by industry leading investors, including Lightspeed Venture Partners and Crosslink Capital and is based in San Mateo, CA.

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