In this panel discussion, Ben Bromhead, CTO of Instaclustr and Patrick McFadin, VP of Developer Relations at DataStax, joined us to talk about stateful workloads, especially running databases in containers. What are the pitfalls? What are the mistakes people make? Are there any best practices? Is there a playbook that users can follow? How does Apache Cassandra work with containers? We covered all of these topics and more…
DataStax is the open, multi-cloud stack for modern data apps. DataStax gives enterprises the freedom of choice, simplicity, and true cloud economics to deploy massive data, delivered via APIs, powering rich interactions on multi-cloud, open-source and Kubernetes.
Instaclustr delivers reliability at scale through our integrated data platform of open source technologies such as Apache Cassandra, Apache Kafka, Apache Spark, Redis and Elasticsearch.
Patrick McFadin is the vice president of developer relations at DataStax, where he leads a team devoted to making users of DataStax products successful. He has also worked as chief evangelist for Apache Cassandra and consultant for DataStax, where he helped build some of the largest deployments in production. Previous to DataStax, he was chief architect at Hobsons and an Oracle DBA/developer for over 15 years.
As Chief Technology Officer and Co-founder at Instaclustr, Ben Bromhead sets the technical direction for the company. Ben is located in the company’s California office and is active in the Apache Cassandra community.