Gary Dusbabek

An Apache Cassandra committer and PMC member, Gary specializes in building distributed systems. Recent experience includes creating an open source high-volume metrics processing pipeline and building out several geographically distributed API services in the cloud.

Recent Posts

Data Ingestion with Spark and Kafka

In this tutorial, we will walk you through some of the basics of using Kafka and Spark to ingest data.

The Data Platform Puzzle

Building or rebuilding a data platform can be a daunting task, as most questions that need to be asked have open-ended answers. But that doesn’t mean you have to guess and use your gut.

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Materialized Views with Cassandra

In this screencast, Principal Engineer and Cassandra committer Gary Dusbabek provides an overview of Materialized Views.

The Data Platform Puzzle

Building or rebuilding a data platform can be a daunting task, as most questions that need to be asked have open-ended answers. This post aims to help.

Evaluating Microservices: Real World Lessons

Microservices are a popular topic in developer circles, because they are a means of solving problems that have plagued monolithic software projects for decades. Namely, tardiness and bugs, both caused by complexity.

Past Events

2015

  • NoSQL Now!

    San Jose, CA

    What are the essential components of a data platform? SVDS presents a tutorial that will explain how the various parts of the Hadoop and big data ecosystem fit together in production to create a data platform supporting batch, interactive and real-time analytical workloads.

  • Cassandra Summit

    Santa Clara, CA

    SVDS presents two sessions at the Cassandra Summit: a look at the migration of our client Allant’s CDI-keying engine from Oracle to Cassandra; and a how-to on using Cassandra as a platform for building a custom distributed system.

  • Strata + Hadoop World NY 2015

    New York, NY

    Several of us will be at the Strata + Hadoop World 2015 Conference in New York in September and we’d love to see you there. Join us for our tutorials and sessions, or come visit us at our booth in the Expo Hall.

  • Enterprise Dataversity

    Chicago, IL

    SVDS presents two tutorials: one on Data Strategy and one on building a Data Platform. In addition, Edd Dumbill participates in a panel, “The Data-Driven Organization – New Roles and Relationships.”

2016

  • Strata + Hadoop World

    San Jose, CA

    Many of us will be at the Strata Conference + Hadoop World 2016 in San Jose, and we’d love to see you there!

  • Enterprise Data World San Diego 2016

    San Diego, CA

    Several of us will be at Enterprise Data World 2016 in San Diego. We’d love to say hi, and hear your thoughts.

2017

  • OSCON Texas 2017

    Austin, TX

    OSCON is a long-running conference focused on open source technology and communities. We’ll be there talking about our “push button” infrastructure tool.