C* Summit 2013: Ground Traffic Control - Logistics with Cassandra by Jesse Young

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Come learn about how Zonar Systems uses Cassandra for logistics use cases such as tracking fleets of school buses and other fleet management services. Zonar uses Cassandra because because of its ability to scale horizontally, its continuous availability and operational ease. This talk will cover details about the implementation and our 3 year journey that got us here, including the challenges along the way.

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C* Summit 2013: Ground Traffic Control - Logistics with Cassandra by Jesse Young

  1. 1. Logistics with CassandraJesse Young | VP of Software Development, Zonar Systems
  2. 2. *  Overview of Zonar Systems*  Technical challenges*  Examples*  The road to CassandraWhat we will discuss today…
  3. 3. Overview of Zonar Systems
  4. 4. *  Seattle*  Heavy fleet telematics*  Hardware Enabled SaaSAbout Zonar
  5. 5. *  DOT pre/post trip inspections*  GPS data*  Vehicle diagnostics*  Photos*  More…Types of Data
  6. 6. Technical challenges at Zonar
  7. 7. *  100+ Database servers*  3,000+ Databases*  100+ TB of storageExisting Data Storage
  8. 8. *  Data replication*  Fast insert and retrieval of data*  Horizontally scalable*  Easy to administerBig Data Issue
  9. 9. *  Built-in data replication*  Fast data inserts*  Fast retrieval of data*  Easy administration*  TTLsBig Data solution - Cassandra
  10. 10. ExamplesPhotosElevationsZPass+
  11. 11. *  Cheap storage*  Grow capacity easily*  TTLsPhotos
  12. 12. *  Large data set*  Heavy reads*  Key based*  Scale for performanceElevation Data
  13. 13. *  Track bus ridership*  Read and write heavy*  Millions of users*  Scale horizontally*  TwissandraZPass+
  14. 14. The road to Cassandra usage
  15. 15. We’re hiring! (Thank you)

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