Craft 2024 - Stefano Lottini
Stefano Lottini
Software Engineer at DataStax Inc.
About Stefano Lottini

Software engineer at DataStax, chiefly interested in AI and databases. Stefano has authored the LangChain integration with Apache Cassandra™ and DataStax Astra DB, and has developed toolkits and SDKs for AI-oriented usage of these databases along the way. A theoretical physicist by education, past work experiences include developer relations, data engineering, software architecture, fundamental research and teaching. Stefano lives and works in Italy, at the foot of the Alps, and enjoys invertebrate biology as a hobby.

Vector Databases (for GenAI & beyond) - why you need one, what you should know
Software Delivery Craft Matters
artificial intelligence
Level: Intermediate
In schedule:
Green Stage
May 31, 13:40 - 15:30 CET

Vector databases have quickly become a fundamental component in the GenAI technology stack. They are very powerful tools and unlock many possibilities, but using them in the right way is often a challenge and far from straightforward. This talk will take you on a guided tour to vector databases, laying the conceptual and algorithmic foundations and then giving practical insights on how to harness ...