Cassandra, more than any other database, is the poster child of Cloud data stores.
Come listen to Gary Dusbabek -systems architect and Cassandra committer at Rackspace- talk about the database Facebook created and gave to the Apache Foundation, now used in production at Rackspace, Digg, Reddit, and Twitter.
In this session, you'll learn
- Under what conditions it is better to use Cassandra over other data stores
- What the data model is like (key spaces, etc)
- How you can get started
- How to operate Cassandra