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Thursday, November 17 • 12:50 - 13:40
Using Monitoring to Understand Cassandra- Alain Rodriguez, The Last Pickle

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LetÛªs be honest, nobody cares about a fire extinguisher until their house is burning down. In a similar vein, monitoring is an important, yet often undervalued part of running production systems. Distributed databases internals are often complex. Cassandra is not an exception and might sometimes be tricky to understand correctly.

In this presentation Alain will demystify Cassandra internals and demonstrate how monitoring can be used to solve the difficult problems that are unique to distributed databases. WeÛªll explore the options available to empower every operator running this powerful database. Audience members will walk away with a an excellent understanding of how a well thought out monitoring solution can save them from countless hours of tedious debugging and business impacting performance issues and downtime.

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Alain Rodriguez

Consultant, The Last Pickle
Alain has been working with Apache Cassandra since version 0.8. He was the first Engineer at teads.tv which had grown to 400+ employees by the time he left. During his time at Teads Alain managed and scaled Cassandra clusters across multiple AWS Regions. His experience with Cassandra... Read More →

Thursday November 17, 2016 12:50 - 13:40 CET
Nervion/Arenal II/III