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September 30, 2022

Cassandra Summit Returns to Showcase the Future of Apache Cassandra

WILMINGTON, Del., Sept. 30, 2022 — The Apache Cassandra Project is announcing the Cassandra Summit will be held in San Jose, Calif., March 13-14, 2023, with pre-event training and activities planned for March 12.

Cassandra Summit is a two-day, vendor neutral event where the industry connects to share best practices and use cases, celebrate makers and users, forge critical relationships, and learn about advancements in the Apache Cassandra ecosystem. The event will feature keynotes, hands-on labs, sessions, and the popular hallway track. There will also be many places to make community memories in a festival-like atmosphere with experiential, interactive exhibits and entertainment breaks.

“It’s time for the Apache Cassandra community to gather again. The project’s velocity is up, and its most exciting years are ahead. It’s time to show how organizations everywhere are bridging Cassandra to the future,” said Mick Semb Wever, vice president, Apache Cassandra PMC. “It’s time to celebrate what we’ve built together and share what’s next. Since a small group of distributed systems engineers gathered for the first Cassandra Summit over a decade ago, Apache Cassandra has grown into a worldwide phenomenon that powers critical workloads. We’d love to see you there.”

Apache Cassandra is in use at organizations of all sizes like Ably, Apple, Backblaze, Bloomberg Engineering, Flant, Home Depot, Instana, Liquibase, Netflix, Target, Yelp, and thousands of other companies that have large, active data sets.

Cassandra Summit 2023 Topics

  • Developing applications with Cassandra
  • Cloud-native deployments and strategies
  • Ecosystem tools that leverage Cassandra
  • What’s coming for future Cassandra versions
  • Use cases and sharing about best practices

Sponsorship Opportunities

Organizations are invited to show support and find a level that works for their specific environment. The continued success of the Cassandra Summit will depend on the community of users and organizations that support the project. The sponsorship prospectus will be live in October. Please email [email protected] with interest.

Call for Proposals (CFP)

Call for proposals for Cassandra Summit 2023 will open in October 2022. Ecosystem members with case studies, best practices or lessons-learned with Apache Cassandra are encouraged to submit a proposal to share what they have learned with the community. Apache Cassandra has become the leader in high scale, resilient data stores due in large part to what is shared within the community. More information will be forthcoming on the CFP process.

Cassandra Summit will be run by the Linux Foundation. More information about the event can be found at

Availability and Oversight

Apache Cassandra software is released under the Apache License v2.0 and is overseen by a volunteer, self-selected team of active contributors to the project. A Project Management Committee (PMC) guides the project’s day-to-day operations, including community development and product releases.

About Apache Cassandra

Apache Cassandra is an open source, distributed, wide column store, NoSQL database management system designed to handle large amounts of data across many commodity servers, providing high availability with no single point of failure. Cassandra offers robust support for clusters spanning multiple datacenters, with asynchronous masterless replication allowing low latency operations for all clients. Cassandra’s largest production deployments include Apple (more than 160,000 instances storing over 100 petabytes of data across 1,000+ clusters), Huawei (more than 30,000 instances across 300+ clusters), and Netflix (more than 10,000 instances storing 6 petabytes across 100+ clusters, with over 1 trillion requests per day), among many others. Cassandra originated at Facebook in 2008, entered the Apache Incubator in January 2009, and graduated as an Apache Top-Level Project in February 2010. For more information see:

Source: Linux Foundation