GA Boston 125 Summer Street 13th Floor Boston, MA 02111 United States Tuesday 6th August 2019

Big Data Boston Meetup – Using Apache Cassandra and Apache Kafka to Scale Next Gen Applications

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Adoption of open source software (OSS) at the enterprise level has flourished, as more businesses discover the considerable advantages that open source solutions hold over their proprietary counterparts, and as the enterprise mentality around open source continues to shift.

Join us as we dive into how to identify good application candidates for Apache Cassandra and Kafka as well as best practices and common pitfalls.

This presentation will also cover:

  • The origins of Apache Cassandra and Kafka and how these technologies have come to shape how next-gen applications are built.
  • Production use cases of Cassandra and Kafka: Real-time payments and buying a house (Lendi and Worldpay)
  • Core concepts that make the magic; Explaining the technical attributes that make your project a good fit for these technologies and the architectural patterns that make the best use of it’s capability.

Speaker: Ben Bromhead, CTO, Instaclustr