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What's Next for NoSQL Databases Event Streaming Data-Intensive Apps

Explore the database innovations
for this next tech cycle.

Virtual Conference | February 9-10

Virtual Conference
February 9-10

Connect. Discover. Disrupt.

Explore the database innovations for this next tech cycle.

2 Days. 30+ Speakers. 25+ Interactive Sessions.

Discover the latest advances and best practices across the data ecosystem: NoSQL, Kafka, K8s, Spark, AI/ML pipelines, graph databases + more.

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Featured Speakers

Pavel Emelyanov

Principal Engineer,
ScyllaDB

Pavel Emelyanov

Principal Engineer
About Pavel:

Pavel “Xemul” Emelyanov is an ex-Linux kernel hacker whose past experience includes containerizing Linux and the foundation of the project called CRIU. Pavel joined the ScyllaDB core team at the end of 2019 (which probably explains some extra throughput brought to the NoSQL world since then).

Bhagvan Kommadi

Founder,
Quantica Computacao

Bhagvan Kommadi

Founder
About Bhagvan:

Bhagvan Kommadi founded Quantica Computacao, the first quantum computing startup in India. Markets have positioned Quantica Computacao in the ‘Emerging Companies’ section of Quantum Computing quadrants. Bhagvan has engineered and developed simulators and tools in the area of quantum technology using IBM Q, Microsoft Q#, and Google QScript. The company’s focus is on developing quantum cryptographic tools which will be able to provide quantum-proof data security, which will help the banking institution to protect their transactions.

Bryan Cantrill

CTO,
Oxide Computer Company

Bryan Cantrill

CTO
About Bryan:

Bryan Cantrill is a software engineer who has spent a quarter of a century at the hardware/software interface. He is the co-founder and CTO of Oxide Computer Company, which is endeavoring to build a rack-scale computer for the post-cloud era. Prior to Oxide he spent nearly a decade at Joyent, a cloud computing pioneer; prior to Joyent, he spent fourteen years at Sun Microsystems, a now-defunct computer company that Bryan’s nine-year-old daughter apparently thought was a brewery.

Ken Krupa

Head of Specialized SA, Compute,
AWS

Ken Krupa

Head of Specialized SA, Compute
About Ken:

Ken leads the Specialized SA organization for Compute for the Americas at Amazon Web Services (AWS). He is part of a group of talented specialists within AWS’s Compute organization who help customers (as well as fellow Amazonians) get the most benefit out of the products within the AWS Compute portfolio.

Daniel Belenky

Principal Software Engineer,
Palo Alto Networks

Daniel Belenky

Principal Software Engineer
Talk(s)
  • Stream Processing with Scylla - No Message Queue Involved!
About Daniel:

Daniel is an experienced software developer. In the past year he’s been working in Palo Alto Networks developing fast data processing solutions.

Jenn Viau

Staff Solutions Architect,
SADA

Jenn Viau

Staff Solutions Architect
Talk(s)
  • Multi-cloud State for k8s: Anthos and ScyllaDB
About Jenn:

Jenn is passionate about exploring new approaches, tools, and methodologies. She enjoys helping people find the “right” way and “right” tools to get things done.

Denis Rystov

Staff Engineer,
Vectorized

Denis Rystov

Staff Engineer
About Denis:

Denis Rystsov is a staff engineer at Vectorized working on Redpanda, a Kafka-compatible distributed event streaming platform. His area of expertise lies in distributed transactions, consensus algorithms, and testing consistency models. He likes to keep an eye on academic computer science research and use it as leverage in the industry. Denis volunteers as a member of the Hydra conference program committee and as a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Systems Research (JSys). He received his MSc in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science from SPbSU. Before joining Vectorized he worked at Yandex, Amazon, and Microsoft. Apart from work he likes surfing and exploring the waters of the PNW.

Hitesh Shah

Engineering Manager,
Rakuten

Hitesh Shah

Engineering Manager
About Hitesh:

Hitesh is a passionate engineering leader with extensive experience predominantly with SF Bay area-based tech companies, with solid depth in development as well as operations. Lately, he has focused on distributed systems with dynamically scalable platforms on Cloud Computing environments.

Safal Pandita

Senior Software Engineer,
Zeotap

Safal Pandita

Senior Software Engineer
About Safal:

Safal is a Senior Software Engineer at Zeotap. He has 4+ years of experience in software engineering and building highly scalable systems, having worked with giants like Flipkart and IBM in the past. He is currently leading ScyllaDB integrations with Zeotap.

Shubham Patil

Lead Software Engineer,
Zeotap

Shubham Patil

Lead Software Engineer
About Shubham:

Shubham is currently working as a Lead Software Engineer at Zeotap, managing some of its core consumer products and leading engineering for its CDP platform. His core areas of expertise include the design and development of large-scale distributed backend systems. He comes with 6 years of experience in Software Development.

Avi Kivity

CTO & Co-Founder,
ScyllaDB

Avi Kivity

CTO & Co-Founder
About Avi:

Avi, CTO of ScyllaDB, is known mostly for starting the Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) project, the hypervisor underlying many production clouds. He has worked for Qumranet and Red Hat as KVM maintainer until December 2012. Avi is now CTO of ScyllaDB, a company that seeks to bring the same kind of innovation to the public cloud space.

Hili Shtein

Chief Architect,
Amdocs Technology

Hili Shtein

Chief Architect
About Hili:

Hili is Chief Architect for Amdocs Data and AI platform. He leads the product transformation of the next-generation microservices-based platform and heads the product’s ML-based pipeline development, including the use of advanced Auto-ML and Bayesian algorithms that enable adaptive flow controls.

 

Prior to this role, Hili served as Chief Architect for Pontis, where he headed the product evolution to include the use of advanced machine learning techniques such as automated active learning algorithms that enable adaptive self-learning machine-based decision making and product transformation to a modernized Hadoop ecosystem. Hili has 38 years of experience in software for the telecommunications industry.

Will LaForest

Public Sector CTO,
Confluent

Will LaForest

Public Sector CTO
Talk(s)
  • An Odyssey to ScyllaDB and Apache Kafka
About Will:

Will is the Public Sector CTO for Confluent. In his current position, Will evangelizes the benefits of Apache Kafka, event-driven data in motion architecture, and open-source software is addressing mission challenges in the Government. He has spent 25 years wrangling data at massive scale.

 

His technical career spans diverse areas from software engineering, NoSQL, data science, cloud computing, machine learning, and building statistical visualization software but began with code slinging at DARPA as a teenager. Will holds degrees in mathematics and physics from the University of Virginia.

Alexys Jacob

CTO,
Numberly

Alexys Jacob

CTO
Talk(s)
  • Learning Rust the Hard Way for a Production Kafka + Scylla Pipeline
About Alexys:

Alexys is CTO at Numberly. He is an open-source contributor, a Gentoo Linux developer, and PSF contributing member. He enjoys sharing his experience on architecture design, distributed systems, fault tolerance and scaling Python.

Tomas Nozicka

Principal Software Engineer,
ScyllaDB

Tomas Nozicka

Principal Software Engineer
About Tomas:

Tomas leads the development of Scylla Operator (https://github.com/scylladb/scylla-operator), a Kubernetes operator to manage ScyllaDB. Previously, he worked on a self-hosted, auto-upgrading Kubernetes control plane for RedHat OpenShift. Tomas is an Emeritus Kubernetes SIG-Apps approver.

Benny Halevy

Director, Software Engineering,
ScyllaDB

Benny Halevy

Director, Software Engineering
About Benny:

Benny leads the storage software development team at ScyllaDB. Benny has been working on operating systems and distributed file systems for over 20 years. Most recently, Benny led software development for GSI Technology, providing a hardware/software solution for deep learning and similarity search using in-memory computing technology. Previously, Benny co-founded Tonian (later acquired by Primary Data) and led it as CTO, developing a distributed file server based on the pNFS protocol delivering highly scalable performance and dynamic, out-of-band data placement control. Before Tonian, Benny was the lead architect in Panasas of the pNFS protocol.

Maciej Zimnoch

Software Engineer,
ScyllaDB

Maciej Zimnoch

Software Engineer
About Maciej:

Maciej is a Go and C++ enthusiast. He is a software engineer working on ScyllaDB management tools. Previously he worked in network companies where he delivered multiple features to SDN solutions and LTE networks.

Timothy Spann

Developer Advocate,
StreamNative

Timothy Spann

Developer Advocate
Talk(s)
  • FLiP into Apache Pulsar Apps with ScyllaDB
About Timothy:

Tim is a Developer Advocate at StreamNative where he works with Apache Pulsar, Apache Flink, Apache NiFi, Apache MXNet, TensorFlow, Apache Spark, big data, the IoT, machine learning, and deep learning. Tim has over a decade of experience with the IoT, big data, distributed computing, streaming technologies, and Java programming.

 

Previously, he was a Principal Field Engineer at Cloudera, a Senior Solutions Architect at AirisData, and a Senior Field Engineer at Pivotal. He blogs for DZone, where he is the Big Data Zone leader, and runs a popular meetup in Princeton on big data, the IoT, deep learning, streaming, NiFi, the blockchain, and Spark. Tim is a frequent speaker at conferences such as IoT Fusion, Strata, ApacheCon, Data Works Summit Berlin, DataWorks Summit Sydney, and Oracle Code NYC. He holds a BS and MS in computer science.

Piotr Sarna

Software Engineer,
ScyllaDB

Piotr Sarna

Software Engineer
About Piotr:

Piotr is a software engineer very keen on open-source projects, C++ and Rust. He previously developed an open-source distributed file system (LizardFS) and had a brief adventure with Linux kernel during an apprenticeship at Samsung Electronics. Piotr graduated from the University of Warsaw with MSc in Computer Science.

Robert Czupioł

Senior Platform Engineer,
Happn

Robert Czupioł

Senior Platform Engineer
Talk(s)
  • How to Migrate a Counter Table for 68 Billion Records
About Robert:

Robert Czupioł is a Senior Platform Engineer for one of the world’s top dating apps, Happn. He is responsible for reducing costs on GCP while running databases and ops. Robert was previously a Principal Expert Architect and Java developer in ING Bank Slaski – Poland. He has 6+ years of experience in Cassandra/ScyllaDB/DSE in production – he’s an architect, developer, and DevOps in a single ninja person. He was certified in Cassandra during Cassandra Summit (San Jose) and has been a speaker at DataStax Accelerate, Premier Apache Cassandra Conference (Washington DC), and many domestic conferences like JDD Cracow, SpreadIT Katowice, IBM Think, and meetups. Robert is also a trainer at Cassandra workshops.

Miles Ward

CTO,
SADA

Miles Ward

CTO
Talk(s)
  • Multi-cloud State for k8s: Anthos and ScyllaDB
About Miles:

As Chief Technology Officer at SADA, Miles Ward leads SADA’s cloud strategy and solutions capabilities. His remit includes delivering next-generation solutions to challenges in big data and analytics, application migration, infrastructure automation, and cost optimization; reinforcing our engineering culture; and engaging with customers on their most complex and ambitious plans around Google Cloud.

Tomasz Grabiec

Software Engineer,
ScyllaDB

Tomasz Grabiec

Software Engineer
About Tomasz:

Tomasz is a software engineer currently working on ScyllaDB and Seastar. Prior to that, he worked on the OSv unikernel. Before joining ScyllaDB he worked on systems built in Java technology for UBS IB and Sabre Holdings. He was a contributor to the Jato JVM project.

Botond Denes

Software Engineer,
ScyllaDB

Botond Denes

Software Engineer
About Botond:

Botond is a software engineer who has worked in a range of roles from web-developer to backend-developer and in a range of industries from railway automation to finance. Most of all he loves programming and solving challenging problems with elegant code. He loves open-source, Linux and C++ and ScyllaDB is at the intersection of all those.

Kamil Braun

Software Engineer,
ScyllaDB

Kamil Braun

Software Engineer
About Kamil:

Kamil is a software engineer working on Scylla. He’s passionate about distributed systems, functional programming, and formal methods in software development. Kamil graduated from the University of Warsaw with a MSc in Computer Science and BSc in Mathematics.

Asias He

Software Engineer,
ScyllaDB

Asias He

Software Engineer
About Asias:

Asias is a software developer with over 10 years of experience in programming. In the past, he worked on Debian Project, Solaris Kernel, KVM Virtualization for Linux, OSv unikernel. He now works on Seastar and ScyllaDB.

Eliran Sinvani

Software Team Leader,
ScyllaDB

Eliran Sinvani

Software Team Leader
About Eliran:

Eliran is a Software Team Leader at ScyllaDB and has 6 years of experience developing real-time and Linux-based embedded systems. He started at Marvell as an L1 comm stack engineer and most recently was a low-level infrastructure team leader at Airspan where he was involved in the hardware and software planning and execution of the second generation of Sprint MagicBox. Eliran has a BSc in electronics and computer engineering. In his spare time, he creates simulations and games for VR systems and tinkers with open-source embedded projects such as Arduino, NodeMCU, and others.

José Manuel Cantera

Technical Analyst & Project Lead,
IOTA Foundation

José Manuel Cantera

Technical Analyst & Project Lead
Talk(s)
  • Scalable and Sustainable Supply Chains with DLTs and ScyllaDB
About José:

José holds a Master Degree with honors in Computer Science from University of Valladolid (Spain). He has also completed different specialization courses on Economics, Applied Research, and GIS. Currently, he is Technical Analyst and Project Lead at the IOTA Foundation.

Tzach Livyatan

VP of Product,
ScyllaDB

Tzach Livyatan

VP of Product
About Tzach:

Tzach has a B.A. and MSc in Computer Science (Technion, Summa Cum Laude), and has had a 15 year career in development, system engineering and product management. In the past he worked in the Telecom domain, focusing on carrier grade systems, signaling, policy and charging applications.

Dor Laor

CEO and Co-Founder,
ScyllaDB

Dor Laor

CEO and Co-Founder
About Dor:

Dor is the CEO of ScyllaDB. Previously, Dor was part of the founding team of the KVM hypervisor under Qumranet that was acquired by Red Hat. At Red Hat Dor was managing the KVM and Xen development for several years. Dor holds an MSc from the Technion and a Phd in snowboarding.

Pascal Desmarets

Founder & CEO,
Hackolade

Pascal Desmarets

Founder & CEO
Talk(s)
  • Application Modernization: Easily Migrate SQL Schemas for Optimal Use of ScyllaDB
About Pascal:

Pascal is the Founder and CEO of Hackolade, the pioneer for data modeling of NoSQL databases, storage formats, REST APIs, and JSON in RDBMS.

 

Hackolade is the only data modeling tool for ScyllaDB, Cassandra, MongoDB, Neo4j, ArangoDB, Couchbase, Cosmos DB, Databricks, DocumentDB, DynamoDB, Elasticsearch, HBase, Hive, BigQuery, Firebase/Firestore, JanusGraph, MarkLogic, Neptune, Redshift, Snowflake, Synapse, TinkerPop, etc. It also applies its visual design to Avro, JSON Schema, Parquet, Protobuf, Swagger, and OpenAPI, and is rapidly adding new targets for its physical data modeling engine.

Raphael Carvalho

Software Engineer,
ScyllaDB

Raphael Carvalho

Software Engineer
About Raphael:

Raphael is an engineer working on the ScyllaDB storage layer for the past 7 years. Previously, he worked on bringing new file system support for the Syslinux project, which is a suite of bootloaders for starting up Linux. He’s passionate about OS development too, which led him to work on OSv, an operating system for virtualized environments, and make contributions to the Linux kernel as well.

Konstantin Osipov

Software Team Lead,
ScyllaDB

Konstantin Osipov

Software Team Lead
About Konstantin "Kostja":

Kostja is a well-known expert in the DBMS world, spending most of his career developing open-source DBMS including Tarantool and MySQL. At ScyllaDB his focus is transaction support and synchronous replication.

Schedule

8:00am PT - 3:00pm PT

8:00am PT - 3:00pm PT

Why Attend Scylla Summit 2022

ScyllaDB Summit 2022 focuses on how market disruptors are powering the data-intensive applications for this next tech cycle using ScyllaDB — along with the latest hardware advancements, cloud infrastructure, event streaming, and other data ecosystem elements.

Whether you want to discover the latest ScyllaDB advancements, hear how your peers are solving their toughest data-intensive application challenges, or explore the latest trends across the broader data ecosystem, we’ve got you covered.

Get inspired by your peers

Learn about mission-critical ScyllaDB deployments from the ScyllaDB community. Users will share Cybersecurity, AdTech, FinTech, AI, IoT and many more real-time use cases.

Thrive in this next tech cycle

The world is undergoing a massive shift to cloud-native, blink-of-an-eye response, petabyte-scale application. Learn what’s critical for driving change and staying ahead.

Evolve your data ecosystem

Learn best practices for optimizing your data ecosystem: Kafka, Spark, AI/ML pipelines, JanusGraph, Elastic, and more.

See what's new with ScyllaDB

Explore the latest features, hear what’s next on our roadmap, and learn proven ScyllaDB success strategies.

Show Off Your ScyllaDB Success

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Get your team’s amazing achievements the recognition they deserve — enter to win a ScyllaDB Innovation Award. There are 10 categories that honor technical achievements, business impact, community contributions, and more. Winners receive an award and a special ScyllaDB swag pack — plus recognition in a ScyllaDB Summit keynote, blog, press release, and social media posts.

The submission deadline is January 31, 2022.

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