* 1. Who would you like to nominate to the DataStax MVP for Apache Cassandra™ Program?

Note: You can nominate others or yourself but employees of DataStax and Acunu are not eligible.

* 2. Is the nominee an active blogger?

* 3. Is the nominee an accomplished speaker? Has the nominee spoken at a Cassandra Summit or major Big Data related events?

* 4. If yes to Q3, please list the events.

* 5. Has the nominee put together a Meetup or are they planning to in the next 3 months?

* 6. Has the nominee contributed back to the open-source Apache Cassandra™ project? Have they submitted a bug or fixed an issue?

* 7. If approved, is the nominee willing and available to participate in MVP activities such as webinars, press and analytics briefings, speaking oppurtunities, and promotion of the individual as an MVP?

* 8. Is there anything else you feel you should provide about the nominee that supports their application for MVP?