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Apache Cassandra™ runs some of the biggest workloads around the world. Join our virtual, one-day celebration on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 in preparation for the launch of 4.0, the most stable database release ever shipped. Fun, fast-paced talks from our global community will keep you entertained around the clock. Register now!


Anyone around the world! If you use and/or contribute to Cassandra, join us to meet others from the global community, learn, share, and celebrate.


The one-day event will include three sessions so you can celebrate with the Cassandra community in your time zone or attend all three! Register now!

  • April 28 5:00am UTC
  • April 28 1:00pm UTC
  • April 28 9:00pm UTC


Each session is an hour long and will feature fun, fast-paced lightning talks on Cassandra plus interactive content and some giveaways. All participants must adhere to the ASF’s anti-harassment policy.


Join us to hear from the following lineups at the following times:

5:00 - 6:00am UTC | Moderated by Jeremy Hanna + Erick Ramirez

  • Introduction to Apache Cassandra™ 4.0
  • Downside of Incremental Repairs by Payal Kumari
  • Apache Cassandra™ with Quarkus by Ravindra Kulkarni
  • Cassandra: Now and For The Future by Nirmal KPS Singh
  • Understanding Cassandra by Pradeep Gopal
  • Fun and Games

1:00 - 2:00pm UTC | Moderated by Ekaterina Dimitrova + Patrick McFadin

  • Introduction to Apache Cassandra™ 4.0
  • Cassandra Robustness: Errors I Made and You Cannot Anymore! by Carlos Rolo
  • Raising the Bar on QA by Mick Semb Wever
  • Cassandra in Adobe Audience Manager by Serban Teodorescu
  • 11 Years of Cassandra by John Schulz
  • Fun and Games

9:00 - 10:00pm UTC | Moderated by Melissa Logan + Ben Bromhead

  • Introduction to Apache Cassandra™ 4.0
  • How Apache Cassandra™ Skills Help Women on a Path to Reentry in Tech by Autumn Capasso
  • Making Cassandra Easy by Rahul Xavier Singh
  • Optimizing Cassandra for Cloud Native Architecture by Subrata Ashe
  • Moving from Elastic to Cassandra by Charles Herring
  • Fun and Games

See you online April 28!