September 24-27, 2018  /  Washington, D.C.



Apache Geode™ Summit

Come join us and experience a variety of Geode talks and sessions. Engage with experts, core committers, and leading production users of Geode for in-memory data management, and related projects. See examples of Geode’s use in applications that need low-latency, high concurrency data management and transaction processing, and discover new ways in which you can benefit from Geode’s potential. Explore new use cases and best practices in topics at levels that range from beginner to advanced.

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The Apache Geode™ sessions start on Monday, Sept 24th. See the full agenda and listing below. Don’t miss out, register here.


1:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Introduction & Welcome

1:15 pm - 1:45 pm

Geode: Much More Than a Cache

Charlie Black
Principal Data Engineer, Pivotal
Randy May
Pivotal Data Engineer, Pivotal
Charlie BlackRandy May
1:45 pm - 2:15 pm

Cloud-Native Data Architecture: Break Away From Data Monoliths for Cloud-Native Applications

Jeff Cherng
Advisory Data Engineer, Pivotal
Anupama Pradhan
Sr Director IT Product – Data, HCSC
Jeff CherngAnupama Pradhan
2:45 pm - 3:15 pm

Everything You Wanted to Know About Overflow, Expiration and Eviction

Karen Miller
Staff Technical Writer, Pivotal
Barbara Pruijn
Product Manager, Pivotal
Nick Valelly
Product Manager, Pivotal
Karen MillerBarbara PruijnNick Valelly
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Questions, Answers, and Oddly Specific Opinions with Apache Geode Committers

Anthony Baker
Director, Pivotal GemFire Engineering, Pivotal
Swapnil Bawaskar
Principal Software Engineer, Pivotal
Jianxia Chen
Staff Software Engineer, Pivotal
Jens Deppe
Software Engineer, Pivotal
Dan Smith
Principal Software Engineer, Pivotal
Anthony BakerSwapnil BawaskarJianxia ChenJens DeppeDan Smith
4:45 pm - 5:15 pm

Design Patterns Facilitated by Geode's WAN Distribution

Helena Bales
Associate Software Engineer, Pivotal
Diane Hardman
Product Manager - Pivotal GemFire, Pivotal
Karen Miller
Staff Technical Writer, Pivotal
Helena BalesDiane HardmanKaren Miller
5:15 pm - 5:45 pm

How the Enterprise Data Grid (GemFire) is Groundbreaking for Johnson & Johnson

Steve Sorensen
VP Technology Services, Supply Chain, Johnson & Johnson
Steve Sorensen
5:45 pm - 6:00 pm



11:30 am - 12:40 pm

Scaling Spring Boot Applications in Real-Time

John Blum
Software Engineering Principal, Pivotal
Luke Shannon
Advisory Platform Architect, Pivotal
John BlumLuke Shannon
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Geode is Not a Cache, it's an Analytics Engine

Sharif Ghazzawi
Senior Software Engineer, Resonate
Sharif Ghazzawi
2:40 pm - 3:10 pm

Building Data Environments for Production Microservices with Geode

Ryan Hunt
Senior Developer, Health Care Service Corp
Ryan Hunt
3:20 pm - 3:50 pm

Implementing PII Encryption with PDX Serialization

Gideon Low
Data Engineer, Pivotal
Niranjan Sarvi
Sr. Data Engineer, Pivotal
Gideon LowNiranjan Sarvi
4:20 pm - 5:30 pm

It’s a Multi-Cloud World, But What About The Data?

Pulkit Chandra
Product Manager, Pivotal
Nikhil Chandrappa
Platform Architect (Data), Pivotal
Pulkit ChandraNikhil Chandrappa
5:40 pm - 6:10 pm

Metrics for the Masses

Udo Kohlmeyer
Senior Software Engineer, Pivotal
Udo Kohlmeyer