Michał Matłoka

Michał Matłoka

Through his career Michal worked with C, Java, forgotten lands of Java EE, Spring, Scala and Big data. He committed a crime of writing a Java EE book, which may hunt him for the rest of his life. He is an open source contributor and a winner of the JBoss Community Recognition Award in 2013 for his contributions to ShrinkWrap. He is currently one of the 40 CEOs at SoftwareMill, a fully distributed company with no main office and a completely flat organization structure.

Montreal 2018 sessions

Cassandra - how to fail?

English session - Beginner

Apache Cassandra is one of the most renowned NoSQL databases. Although it's often associated with great scalability, improper usage might result in shooting yourself in the foot. In this talk I'll present a set of ideas and guidelines - both for developers and administrators - which will help you to make your project an epic failure.

Small intro to Big Data

English session - Beginner

Big Data is everywhere and new tools for it are released almost at the speed of new JavaScript frameworks. During this entry level presentation I will walk though the challenges which Big Data presents, reflect how big is big and introduce currently most fancy and popular (mostly open source) tools.

I'll try to spark off interest in Big Data by showing application areas and by throwing ideas where you can later dive into.