Welcome to the another week of This Week in Cassandra! Cassandra is a distributed database offering linear scalability and high availability. In this post we’ll take a look at projects, blogs, events, jobs and JIRAs that are new to the Cassandra community. We’ll be discussing this post with Jeff Carpenter, Systems Architect at Choice Hotels and author of O’Reilly’s Cassandra: The Definitive Guide, 2nd Edition.
News and Blog Posts
- Cassandra 3.0.8 & Cassandra 2.2.7 & Cassandra 2.1.15 Released!
- New TimeWindowCompactionStrategy replacing Date Tiered Compaction
- Sizing Cassandra Data by Adam Hutson of Datascale
- Cassandra Python 3.5.0 driver released
- Cloud Native Deployments of Cassandra using Kubernetes
- Help improve the Cassandra Rust Driver – please retweet or help fix the bug!
- Cassandra: The Definitive Guide, 2nd Edition by Jeff Carpenter & Eben Hewitt
- Cassandra Summit 2016 registration is open!
- July 12th, 2016 (Dallas, TX): Introduction to Data Modeling with Apache Cassandra
- July 12th, 2016 (NYC, NY): Cassandra Availability Management
- July 14th, 2016 (Mountain View, CA): Building an API layer for Cassandra @ Coursera and Netflix & Cassandra Batch loading for Data Products
Interesting Job Opportunities:
- Staff Cassandra Engineer – Walmart – Sunnyvale, CA
- Senior Cassandra Engineer – Walmart – Sunnyvale, CA
- Various Cassandra and Big Data Processing Opportunities – ProtectWise, Inc. Denver, CO
- Various Cassandra Opportunities – Netflix – Los Gatos, CA
- Software Engineering Manager – Sony Interactive Entertainment PlayStation- San Francisco, CA
- Senior Cassandra DBA – Choice Hotels – Phoenix, AZ
- Senior Software Engineer- PlayStation Video, San Francisco, CA
- Apache Cassandra Technical Evangelist – DataStax – Germany
Call For Papers:
We are always looking for the next big Cassandra expert to speak at a Meetup! Please fill in this form and tell us what you have in mind!
Connect with the Cassandra Community:
- An Introduction to Grip: We’ve found another way for you to meet Cassandra enthusiasts in your area or even in the same room as you! Download Grip on Android or from The Apple Store