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Keynote : Cassandra 3.0: JSON at Scale


This session will explore the new features in Cassandra 3.0, starting with JSON support. Cassandra now allows storing JSON directly to Cassandra rows and vice versa, making it trivial to deploy Cassandra as a component in modern service-oriented architectures.

Cassandra 3.0 also delivers other enhancements to developer productivity: user defined functions let developers deploy custom application logic server side with any language conforming to the Java scripting API, including Javascript. Materialized views allow scaling indexed queries linearly with the size of the cluster, a first for open-source NoSQL databases.


Jonathan is Project Chair of Apache Cassandra and CTO and co-founder of DataStax. Prior to his work on Cassandra, Jonathan built a multi-petabyte, scalable storage system based on Reed-Solomon encoding for backup provider Mozy.