Elliot Chow discusses the data pipeline that they built with Kafka, Spark Streaming, and Cassandra to process Netflix user activities in real time for the Trending Now row.
Mark Paluch and John Blum present the changes in Spring Data Cassandra and what to expect from the upcoming version.
Ben Lackey and Cornelia Davis start with the use cases for on-demand, dedicated DSE clusters, cover the solution design, and demo the system, touching also the support that Spring has for Cassandra.
Helena Edelson addresses new architectures emerging for large scale streaming analytics based on Spark, Mesos, Akka, Cassandra and Kafka (SMACK) or Apache Flink or GearPump.
Piotr Kołaczkowski discusses how they integrated Spark with Cassandra, how it was done, how it works in practice and why it is better than using a Hadoop intermediate layer.
Emily Green is taking a look at how SoundCloud uses Cassandra. She describes a couple of Cassandra instances, from the point of view of the products and functionality they support.
The authors focus on POJO persistence over Cassandra, including automatic Cassandra schema generation and Spring context configuration using both XML and Java.
In this solutions track talk, sponsored by DataStax, Johnny Miller introduces the Cassandra native protocol, native drivers and CQL, explaining how to query Cassandra without Trift or RPC.
Details on Pinterest's architeture, its systems -Pinball, Frontdoor-, and stack - MongoDB, Cassandra, Memcache, Redis, Flume, Kafka, EMR, Qubole, Redshift, Python, Java, Go, Nutcracker, Puppet, etc.
Matthias Broecheler discusses graph computing, introducing the Aurelius graph cluster enabling graph computing at scale by building on distributed systems like Cassandra, HBase, and Hadoop.
Randy Shoup details some of the pieces forming Google’s technology stack, BigTable, Megastore, Dremel, virtualization, etc. and the design principles of their their cloud-based applications.
Matthew Dennis covers the most common mistakes made with Cassandra that he has noticed being made both in deployment and code.