Nathan McCall

Nathan McCall
Vice President, PMC Chair, Apache Cassandra

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Nate McCall has over 10 years of server side systems and software development experience. He currently heads the DataStax Enterprise Platform development team for DataStax and is also the lead developer and release manager of the open source Hector client for Apache Cassandra.
Nathan also has conducted Apache Cassandra training sessions for DataStax customers and has presented at conferences such as Oracle’s JavaOne.
Nathan is also co-founder of the Cassandra-Austin meetup group for users of Apache Cassandra based in Austin, TX.


Data Science, Ballroom G
Please note: to attend, your registration must include Tutorials.
Nathan McCall (Apache Cassandra)
This presentation goes beyond the hype, buzzwords, and rehashed slides and actually presents the attendees with a hands-on, step-by-step tutorial on how to write a Java application on top of Apache Cassandra. It focuses on concepts such as idempotence, tunable consistency, and shared-nothing clusters to help attendees get started with Apache Cassandra quickly while avoiding common pitfalls. Read more.


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