The London Java Community’s next free event is – ‘Introduction to Cassandra and the DataStax CQL Java driver for Java Developers’ on Tuesday 24th September at 18:30.

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Presented by Johnny Miller

This talk will will provide a high level overview of Cassandra intended to give developers an understanding of what it does and how it works. The main part of the talk will introduce developers to the tools and techniques for building Java applications using Cassandra. This will include the Cassandra Query Language (CQL) version 3 and the DataStax Java driver. An example application will also be developed and demonstrated. The goal of the talk is to show Java developers how to interact with Cassandra and give them an appreciation of how Cassandra works.

The presentation will be given via a powerpoint presentation with some live coding.

The subjects covered will include:

– High-level overview of Cassandra

– CQL3

– DataStax CQL Java driver

Who should attend

Java developers who want to start building applications using Cassandra or start using the new Java driver would benefit from this event. The talk will aim to give developers a high level understanding of Cassandra and introduce them to CQL3 and the new DataStax Java Driver for Cassandra.


Johnny is an experienced  developer and architect who has been working with Cassandra for several years. He is currently a Solutions Architect at DataStax where he helps companies deliver systems using Cassandra. Previously, he was an independent consultant and worked with various clients including Sky – where he developed several systems using Cassandra. He is from Ireland and lives in London with his wife and two labradors.

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