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6 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss This Year’s Cassandra Summit

Melissa Logan on December 15, 2023

We’re less than 2 weeks away from Cassandra Summit, the annual event that unites industry experts, developers, and enthusiasts to delve into the world of Apache Cassandra. Taking place in San Jose, California December 12-13, this year’s event will also introduce, a nexus for developers delving into the realm of open source generative AI and machine learning. 

If you’re not sure whether to attend or need to convince your boss, here are some key reasons Cassandra Summit shouldn’t be missed: 

#1 Learning Opportunities

The Cassandra Summit is a goldmine of knowledge for both beginners and seasoned professionals. With a diverse range of sessions, workshops, and keynotes, attendees have the chance to deepen their understanding of Apache Cassandra. Whether you’re looking to enhance your development skills, explore advanced topics, or gain insights into real-world use cases, the Cassandra Summit schedule is packed with content for you. 

#2 Networking with Peers and Experts

The Cassandra Summit provides a forum for engaging in discussions with peers and earning from Apache Cassandra experts. There is no better way to share knowledge and spur innovation than face-to-face at a conference like Cassandra Summit. 

#3 Stay Ahead of Industry Trends 

Technology is ever-evolving, and staying ahead of the curve is crucial for professionals in the field. The Cassandra Summit provides a platform to discover the latest trends, innovations, and best practices in the world of Apache Cassandra. Whether it’s exploring new features, understanding emerging use cases, or learning about integrations with other technologies, the Cassandra Summit offers a comprehensive view of the current state and future direction of Cassandra.

#4 Jam Packed Schedule 

The schedule for Cassandra Summit is filled with nearly 60 sessions hosted by speakers from companies like Amazon Web Services, Apple, Hugging Face, LlamaIndex, Microsoft, Netflix and many others. Here’s a snapshot of some of the great speakers Cassandra Summit offers: 

#5 Community Engagement and Support 

Being part of a community is integral to the success of any open-source project, and Apache Cassandra is no exception. The Cassandra Summit fosters community engagement, allowing attendees to connect with others who share a passion for Cassandra. This sense of community support is invaluable—whether you’re troubleshooting a challenge, seeking advice, or simply looking to share your experiences, the connections made at Cassandra Summit can become long-lasting.

#6 NEW Conference

The new Open Source GenAI & ML Summit 2023 conference will be co-located with this year’s Cassandra Summit. This means that Cassandra Summit will welcome an expanded audience that includes developers who are delving into the realm of open source generative AI and machine learning. Cassandra Summit and will be running together simultaneously and attendees will have access to both events with one single registration. So whether you’ve already registered or are planning to register, you’ll gain access to both of these events for one price.

Cassandra Summit is where the community can connect to share best practices and use cases, celebrate makers and users, forge critical relationships, and learn about advancements in Apache Cassandra. It’s more than a conference; it’s an immersive experience that offers a wealth of knowledge, networking opportunities, and hands-on learning. 

Don’t miss the chance to be a part of this year’s event; register now!

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