DSE Graph Partitioning Part 1: Custom Vertex Ids

DSE Graph Partitioning Part 1: Custom Vertex Ids

DSE Graph Partitioning Part 1: Custom Vertex Ids DataStax Enterprise 5.0 contains much more than a version bump of its component pieces. In particular, DSE 5.0 includes the new graph database, DSE Graph. DSE Graph is an Apache TinkerPop enabled distributed property...
gRPC and Cassandra – Presenting at NDC Oslo 2016

gRPC and Cassandra – Presenting at NDC Oslo 2016

gRPC and Cassandra – Presenting at NDC Oslo 2016 This past June I was invited to present at NDC Oslo on “Performance is not an option: Building services with gRPC and Cassandra”. This talk went through an example using Google gRPC and Apache Cassandra to create...
Kafka Streams – A First Impression

Kafka Streams – A First Impression

Kafka Streams – A First Impression Over the past few months I got my first chance to work with Kafka Streams. For those who don’t know, Kafka Streams is a new feature in Kafka 0.10.0 that adds stream processing capabilities into the existing Kafka platform. In...
Graph DB Shootout 2.0 at DataDay Seattle

Graph DB Shootout 2.0 at DataDay Seattle

Graph DB Shootout 2.0 Slides/Notes from DataDay Seattle I visited the Northwest in July for DataDay Seattle and gave an updated version of my Graph Database Shootout. With Neo4j releasing 3.0 back in April, and DataStax releasing DSE Graph after acquiring Aurelius,...
Encore Graph DB Shootout

Encore Graph DB Shootout

Encore Graph DB Shootout Presentation for Austin Data Geeks Check out the updated version given at DataDay Seattle in July, 2016: Graph Database Shootout 2.0. The Austin Data Geeks & Austin Graphs Meet-ups invited me to do an encore presentation of our GraphDay...
Big Data: Designing & Architecting Reactive UIs (Online Seminar)

Big Data: Designing & Architecting Reactive UIs (Online Seminar)

Big Data: Designing & Architecting Reactive UIs (Online Seminar) What do my users want to do with Big Data? How do they want to visualize it, interact with it and manage it? How big is my data, really? How much data can a human deal with at one time, and how much...
Beware the Two-Tap Rule

Beware the Two-Tap Rule

Beware the Two-Tap Rule I’m a fan of Yahoo for news and email, but I’m not a fan of their new “two-tap rule.” The rule states that once a user is in a Yahoo application, it should take only two taps to do anything the user wants to do. Fast-to-use apps are the goal...
Toward a Screenless World?

Toward a Screenless World?

Toward a Screenless World? A Review of The Best Interface Is No Interface by Golden Krishna Several years ago, I attended a neat speech by a young but awesome UX Designer named Golden Krishna, with credentials ranging from product innovating at Samsung, to designing...