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 Carlos Rolo, Consultant at Pythian. For those of you interested, you can download the audio from SoundCloud here.
News and Blog Posts
- One (Token) Ring to Rule Them All by Luke Tillman of DataStax
- Cassandra SASI Index Technical Deep Dive by DuyHai Doan of DataStax
- Cassandra Backups Using AWS TransferManager: Failed To Reset Request Input To Stream by Lerh Chuan Low
- The Mesosphere Guide to Getting Started with DC/OS: Part 3
- Cassandra 2.1.14 and Cassandra 2.2.6 Released
- Instaclustr Spark with ssl configured Cassandra Clusters
- Achilles 4.2.0: type safe function calls API for UDF/UDA
- Cassandra Dataset Manager Preview 1 by Jon Haddad
- We want to hear from you. What kind of Cassandra content do you want to see? Let us know here!
- Cassandra Summit 2016 registration is open!
- May 2nd, 2016 (Minneapolis, MN): Cassandra MSP Meetup
- May 5th, 2016 (Boulder, CO): A Helmsman meets a Daughter of Troy: The Introduction of Kubernetes and Cassandra
- May 5th, 2016 (Santa Monica, CA): On the Bleeding Edge: Cassandra 3.4 and Beyond
- June 8th-10th, 2016 (London, UK): Testing Apache Cassandra with Jepsen: How to Understand and Produce Sage Distributed Systems
Interesting Job Opportunities:
- Software Engineering Intern: Cassandra – DataStax- Santa Clara, CA or Austin, TX
- Senior DevOps Engineer: Cloud Database Engineering – Netflix – Los Gatos, CA
- Cassandra Consultant – The Last Pickle – Anywhere
- Senior Software Engineer, DevOps – The Weather Company
- Staff Cassandra Engineer- Walmart- Sunnyvale, CA
- Apache Cassandra Technical Evangelist – DataStax – Germany
- NoSQL/Cassandra Specialist – Sapient Global Markets – Gurgaon, India
- NoSQL Database Specialist – Sapient Global Markets – London, UK
- Cassandra Database Engineer – Survey Monkey, Palo Alto, CA
Call For Papers:
CFP Deadline: June 1st
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!
CFP Deadline: Open