February 19th, 2013

Join Patrick McFadin as he discusses one of the newest features in Apache Cassandra 1.2, VNodes (Virtual Nodes). View the slides for this presentation here.



Patrick McFadin (@PatrickMcFadin), Solution Architect at DataStax.

Prior to working for DataStax, Patrick was the Chief Architect at Hobsons, an education services company. His responsibilities included ensuring product availability and scaling for all higher education products. Prior to this position, he was the Director of Engineering at Hobsons which he came to after they acquired his company, Link-11 Systems, a software services company. While at Link-11 Systems, he built the first widely popular CRM system for universities, Connect. He obtained a BS in Computer Engineering from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and holds the distinction of being the only recipient of a medal (as anyone can find out) for hacking while serving in the US Navy.