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From Umair Mufti <umair.mu...@dreamworks.com>
Subject Re: Next-generation Cassandra Conference, June 13, Austin TX
Date Thu, 01 May 2014 18:05:20 GMT
Definitely interested in additional details as I'd like to attend.


Umair Mufti
Cassandra DBA
Platform Services Operations
DreamWorks Animation

(818) 695-3684 (o)
(415) 309-2521 (c)


On Wed, Apr 30, 2014 at 2:38 PM, Jonathan Ellis <jbellis@gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm putting together a conference for Cassandra committers, driver
> authors, and serious not-yet- committers.  Space is limited to 30, so
> I'm really sincere about this not competing with the Cassandra Summit
> [1] as a user-level event.
>
> The format will be a single track of 40 minute talks, with 20 minutes
> of open discussion after each.  Topics could include things like
>
> - Implementing alternative compaction strategies
> - Migrating memtables off-heap
> - Adding user-defined types to Cassandra drivers
> - RAMP transactions
> - Server support for top-K queries
> - etc.
>
> DataStax will provide breakfast, lunch, and dinner from local
> restaurants [2].  The schedule will also include two thirty minute breaks
> during the day to provide opportunities for unstructured discussion.
> We expect that one of the main benefits of attendance will be the
> opportunity to visit and network with your peers this way.
>
> Venue and combined CFP/registration info are at
> http://learn.datastax.com/Next-GenerationCassandraConference.html.
> It's a bit spartan but it should get the job done.
>
> [1]
> http://www.cvent.com/events/cassandra-summit-2014/event-summary-176f061a4b144525ae05f18cd9a9cb12.aspx
>
> [2] I think we're actually contractually obligated to buy some food
> from the hotel.  I'll minimize this to the extent possible.
>
> --
> Jonathan Ellis
> Project Chair, Apache Cassandra
> co-founder, http://www.datastax.com
> @spyced
>

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