RedisConf 2020 Takeaway Is Almost Here!

Mike Kwon by Mike Kwon

We are only a few days away from RedisConf 2020 Takeaway, the largest annual gathering of the Redis community! This year is all about Rediscovering Redis and leveraging developers’ favorite database to its full potential—beyond traditional caching use cases. 

You still have time to sign up for two free days of programming—on Tuesday, May 12, we’ll be premiering more than 50 sessions for you to watch on demand and streaming live Q&As and keynotes with industry experts and active community members. Then on May 13, stay tuned for 15 pre-recorded technical training workshops and live Q&As with Redis experts. Can’t make it next week? Don’t worry—all the sessions and training workshops will be available on demand after the conference.

In case you weren’t already excited, here are the latest goodies we wanted to share about what to expect from RedisConf 2020 Takeaway, including the RedisConf virtual world, our special Ask the Expert sessions, and more!

Register now!

Explore the virtual Redis world

While we won’t be able to meet together in-person this year, we’re working on bringing you the next best thing. At RedisConf 2020 Takeaway, you’ll be able to create your own Redis avatar and interact with fellow Redis Geeks in an online landscape filled with keynote and training content, live interactions, games, and more. You’ll be able to navigate throughout the world, and maybe even play a round of ping-pong along the way. 

Ask the Expert sessions now available

For the first time, we’re offering exclusive consultations with our Redis engineers, solution architects, and product managers. Sign up to get your specific questions answered in a private session! Our experts will be able to advise you on the following topics:

  • Clustering (high availability and scalability)
  • Active-Active
  • Redis modules
  • RediSearch
  • RedisGears
  • RedisAI
  • RedisGraph
  • Redis on Flash (RoF)
  • Redis Enterprise and Kubernetes
  • Redis 6.0 and Redis Enterprise 6.0
  • Security
  • Benchmarking

Find more information on the RedisConf 2020 Takeaway sign-up page. Don’t miss out—the experts’ calendars are filling up fast, so reserve your spot today!

Don’t miss Atlassian CTO Sri Viswanath’s keynote

Along with Julia Liuson, Corporate Vice President of Microsoft’s Developer Division, Atlassian CTO Sri Viswanath will also be taking the virtual stage for a keynote during RedisConf 2020 Takeaway

At Atlassian since January 2016, Sri helms the company’s cloud-native journey, leading the building and scaling Atlassian’s cloud platform. Previously, Sri served as CTO and Senior Vice President of Engineering at Groupon, Vice President of R&D for Mobile Computing at VMware, and Senior Vice President of Engineering at Ning—where he was instrumental in the company’s acquisition by Glam. 

He also led development of a number of successful open-source and B-to-B products at Sun Microsystems, served on the Board of Directors for SendGrid, and holds a number of patents. Sri currently serves on the Board of Directors for Splunk and earned a M.S. in Management from Stanford University and a M.S. in Computer Science from Clemson University.

He’ll be presenting his live keynote address on May 12 starting at 12:30 p.m. Pacific Time, so make sure you tune in! (Julia Liuson will be presenting her live morning keynote in the 9–10:30 a.m. PT morning block). (Learn more about seven other RedisConf speakers you won’t want to miss).

Enter the Redis ‘Beyond Cache’ Hackathon

This year we’re hosting our first fully online hackathon! Diving into RedisConf’s Rediscover theme, we’re asking developers to demonstrate how to push the boundaries of Redis beyond caching. RedisConf 2020 Takeaway is the perfect place to hear the latest product announcements and build new skills you can use to your advantage when developing your project. Then submit a project that uses either Redis modules or event-driven architectures by May 27 for a chance to win up to $5,000. 

Learn more about what the judges are looking for, the hackathon schedule, and submission guidelines in this blog post, and enter the hackathon now!

Share your Redis story in the Rediscover Redis competition

We’re collecting stories from the Redis community to highlight examples of Redis’ versatility and demonstrate how Redis powers some of the world’s most successful applications. Enter the Rediscover Redis competition and explain how you use Redis beyond caching for a pretty sweet prize: your project featured in the keynote at RedisConf 2020 Takeaway and a Valve Index VR Kit (a $999 value)! 

Plus, for every valid submission we’re donating $100 to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund, which supports the World Health Organization’s work to ensure patients get proper care, frontline workers get essential supplies, and development of a vaccine and treatments can be accelerated.

Hurry—submissions are due Friday, May 8, 2020! Winners will be announced at the RedisConf keynote on May 12. Learn more information about the competition in this blog post: Enter the Rediscover Redis Competition!