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Thursday, February 12 • 1:30pm - 2:00pm
DataStax Enterprise and Actor Systems for Scalable, Real-time Decision Making

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The old paradigm of working with databases meant cramming tons of data into your SQL farm, data warehouse, Hadoop cluster, or whatever and running big expensive batch jobs to drive decisions for your business.

With these traditional approaches you miss a lot of opportunities to react data at pivotal moments, for example:

1. Presenting targeted offers to customers at the point of sale;
2. Making personalized recommendations to users on their first run of your product; or
3. Reacting to changes in sensor data as they happen, rather than days later.

Meet the actor system, a time-tested, proven technology that is a perfect processing companion to Cassandra's massively scalable storage solution. With these two tools working in unison you can capitalize on lost opportunities and build reactive, scalable software. In this talk we'll talk about using actor system frameworks like Akka in concert with DataStax Enterprise.

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Aaron Stannard

CTO, Petabridge
Aaron is the CTO and co-founder of Petabridge, a distributed computing services company that specializes in .NET and big data. He's the co-founder of Akka.NET, a popular open source distributed actor system implementation in C# and .NET.Previously, Aaron was the CEO and Founder of... Read More →


Thursday February 12, 2015 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Sacramento (2nd Floor)

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