February 21st, 2014

Jonathan Ellis (@Spyced), DataStax CTO and Project Chair of Cassandra

Session: Apache Cassandra 2.0 & 2.1 (Language: English)
Jonathan is CTO and co-founder at DataStax. Prior to DataStax, Jonathan worked extensively with Apache Cassandra while employed at Racksace. Prior to Rackspace, Jonathan built a multi-petabyte, scalable storage system based on Reed-Solomon encoding for backup provider Mozy.

Al Tobey (@AlTobey), Open Source Mechanic at DataStax

Session: Tunable Consistency (Language: English)
Al Tobey is an Open Source Mechanic at DataStax. Prior to working at DataStax, Al was Tech Lead of the Compute and Data services team at Ooyala. His team develops and operates Ooyala’s internal big data platform, consisting of Apache Cassandra, Hadoop, and internally developed tools. When not in front of a computer, Al is a father, husband, and trombonist.

Yuki Morishita (@Yukim), Apache Cassandra Committer & Software Engineer at DataStax

Session: CQL3 Data Modeling (Language: Japanese)
Yuki is an Apache Cassandra committer and also a Software Developer at DataStax. Before joining DataStax, he worked as an architect for enterprise Java applications in Tokyo, Japan.