Introduction to CrateDB: Key Concepts, Architecture, and Live Demo

📅 January 9th, 2024
Two identical sessions, depending on your time zone:
 - 1st session: 🕚 11:00–11:50 am CET
 - 2nd session: 🕘 09:00–09:50 am PT

Discover and learn more about CrateDB, the hyper-fast distributed database for all types of data, combining the simplicity of SQL and scalability of NoSQL.


During this session (two time slots available), we will explore the latest trends in the database market, understand the challenges of traditional solutions, and discover the key benefits of CrateDB.

You will also get a demo to get more familiar with CrateDB. You will learn how to register, deploy your cluster, import your data, make your first queries, monitor your cluster environment, and select the right plan.

By the end of this webinar, you'll be equipped to start your first project using CrateDB. 

What you will learn

How CrateDB's high performance, scalability, ease of use, and low footprint make it unique.

CrateDB’s architecture and key features.


CrateDB’s flexible deployment options and the different offerings.


How to get onboarded quickly with CrateDB Cloud’s Free Tier.


How to navigate the CrateDB Cloud Console, easily import data, start working with your project, and upgrade your cluster.

Register now

Please fill out this short form to register for the live demo

Our speakers

Dr. Christian Kurze
Christian Kurze VP Product, CrateDB

Christian Kurze currently serves as the VP of Product at CrateDB, where he steers its vision and strategy. Prior to his role at CrateDB, Christian contributed to MongoDB and Denodo by shaping their go-to-market strategies in Central and Eastern Europe, leveraging his previous experience in consulting and startups. With over 15 years of professional experience, he has cultivated an in-depth understanding of data ecosystems. His expertise spans from databases, data integration, analytics, and reporting to software development and automation. Christian holds a Ph.D. in Active Metadata Management for Data Warehouse Systems.

Marija Selakovic
Marija Selakovic Developer Advocate, CrateDB

Marija Selakovic is a developer advocate working with the CrateDB database and various other data engineering tools. She holds a Ph.D. degree in computer science from TU Darmstadt and a Master's degree in software engineering from VU University Amsterdam. As a developer advocate, Marija builds technical content, speaks at developer conferences, and helps other software developers be productive and successful in using CrateDB.