Author Archives: Julian Graham

Julian Graham is an engineering manager at Conductor. He leads the infrastructure team, which focuses on collecting, analyzing, and storing all of the data that powers Searchlight.

Bulk ETL from Hadoop to Cassandra

Cassandra’s distributed architecture enables a high write throughput compared to other NoSQL and SQL database systems. Most benchmarks focus on incremental writes, but data can also be efficiently ingested by Cassandra in bulk. Bulk loading is an attractive option when ... Read More »

Radio Free Conductor

I got this idea from Dave, one of the engineers on our application team. It was during his interview, actually — we were talking about the time we’d both spent in the game industry, how the hours and work were ... Read More »