Speakers Announced for April 28 Cassandra 4.0 World Party

April 19, 2021 | The Apache Cassandra Community

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.