The Apache Cassandra World Party will be a virtual event with three sessions on Wednesday, April 28, at 5:00-6:00 AM UTC, 1:00-2:00 PM UTC, and 9:00-10:00 PM UTC. We want as many people around the world to be able to attend in their time zone, learn a little something about Cassandra, meet others, and participate in interactive content as we celebrate the upcoming launch of the 4.0 release milestone! Register now.

Talks will be fast, five-minute Ignite-style presentations. Sessions will also feature interactive content, and there will be giveaways.

Today we’re excited to share the confirmed speakers and schedule for the event:

5:00 - 6:00am UTC | Moderated by Jeremy Hanna

  • Introduction to Apache Cassandra™ 4.0

  • Downside of Incremental Repairs by Payal Kumari

  • Apache Cassandra™ with Quarkus by Ravindra Kulkarni

  • Cassandra: Now and For The Future by Nirmal KPS Singh

  • Understanding Cassandra by Pradeep Gopal

  • Fun and Games

1:00 - 2:00pm UTC | Moderated by Ekaterina Dimitrova + Patrick McFadin

  • Introduction to Apache Cassandra™ 4.0

  • Cassandra Robustness: Errors I Made and You Cannot Anymore! by Carlos Rolo

  • Raising the Bar on QA by Mick Semb Wever

  • Cassandra in Adobe Audience Manager by Serban Teodorescu

  • 11 Years of Cassandra by John Schulz

  • Fun and Games

9:00 - 10:00pm UTC | Moderated by Melissa Logan + Ben Bromhead

  • Introduction to Apache Cassandra™ 4.0

  • How Apache Cassandra™ Skills Help Women on a Path to Reentry in Tech by Autumn Capasso

  • Making Cassandra Easy by Rahul Xavier Singh

  • Optimizing Cassandra for Cloud Native Architecture by Subrata Ashe

  • Moving from Elastic to Cassandra by Charles Herring

  • Fun and Games There’s so much to celebrate about Apache Cassandra 4.0. The release includes highly anticipated enterprise features, such as five-times faster streaming of data during scaling operations, improved incremental repair, enterprise-grade auditing, and Java 11 support.

We encourage you to join us as we celebrate the hard work that’s gone into making this possible and the beginning of a new, exciting phase for the project.