Our Next Meeting
When: Thursday, August 14, 2014
Place: CityPlace One Auditorium Directions: 
Title: Apache Cassandra
Presented By: Cliff Gilmore
About the Presentation: What do you do when your data is not only big, but also needs to be fast? Apache Cassandra is a scalable, fault-tolerant database that has found its way into more than 25% of the Fortune 100 and continues to enjoy significant adoption in the marketplace. In this talk, we'll explore Cassandra's internals, its flexible data model, its SQL-like query language, some deployment scenarios, and some common language bindings. You'll leave ready to begin exploring Cassandra on your own!
About the Presenter: Cliff Gilmore, Solution Architect at DataStax, has been designing solutions with Big Data technologies for 4 years and database technologies for the last decade. He currently works with a broad range of industries to solve problems from real time applications to complex analytics. As a native of St. Louis currently residing in Kirkwood, Cliff is working hard to bring cutting edge solutions to the area and to help build the local Big Data community.
Schedule of Events
We meet on the second Thursday of each month from 6:30PM to 8:00PM. Attendance is free, and you do not need to sign up -- just show up!
Or if you like, you can sign up on our Meetup page from the following link:

August 2014 Apache Cassandra, Cliff Gilmore
September 2014 Clean Code, Cory House
October 2014 JavaFX8, Weiqi Gao
November 2014 Java 8, Charles A Sharp

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