October 2nd, 2013

A huge thanks to everyone who’s sumbitted nominations for our DataStax MVPs for Apache Cassandra program. Nomination submissions have now closed and the community team is very excited begin the review process and select this year’s MVPs. We will be announcing the 2013 DataStax MVPs for Apache Cassandra at Cassandra Summit EU, October 16th – 18th in London, UK.


If you aren’t familiar with this program, here is a quick description:

The DataStax MVP for Apache Cassandra Program will provide selected individuals with the opportunity to have their content highlighted on PlanetCassandra.org, DataStax.com and throughout Planet Cassandra owned social platforms  (FacebookTwitter & YouTube).  The types of content that will be highlighted includes: articles and whitepapers, speaking with press, analysts and industry thought leaders, presenting both in online webinars and at key NoSQL/Cassandra events, to blog as an official MVP, your face and information on the DataStax/Planet Cassandra MVP wall and enjoy recognition from Cassandra community peers. This recognition will provide MVPs a key differentiator in career development in this exciting and fast-growing market. The MVP designation is awarded on an annual basis and is open to anyone, except current employees of DataStax and any other third party Cassandra-centric companies.