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Building an Agile Big Data Infrastructure: A Different View

At Cloud Expo, CodeFutures CEO Cory Isaacson to cover Big Data from a different perspective

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There is no doubt that Big Data is here and getting bigger every day. Building a Big Data infrastructure today is no easy task. There are an enormous number of choices for database engines and technologies. To make things even more challenging, requirements are getting more sophisticated, and the standard paradigm of supporting historical analytics queries is often just one facet of what is needed. As Big Data growth continues, organizations are demanding real-time access to data, allowing immediate and actionable interpretation of events as they happen. Another aspect concerns how to deliver data in a meaningful way, one that really delivers on what end-users need to maintain a competitive position in fast-changing markets.

What is needed is an agile approach to Big Data, one that affords architects and developers the freedom to rapidly support a wide variety of changing business requirements and needs - without a full "reset" of the Big Data infrastructure and toolset.

In his session at 15th Cloud Expo, Cory Isaacson, CEO/CTO of CodeFutures Corporation, will cover Big Data from a different perspective - in fact an entirely new "view" on how to look at your Big Data infrastructure. In research with real-world requirements, we have learned that this new perspective allows us to solve a number of Big Data problems rapidly that before required extensive analysis and development. This agile approach to Big Data has been extremely revealing of what we believe is the start of a new paradigm for advanced data infrastructures and management. He will show you exactly how to "view" your Big Data infrastructure through an agile approach.

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Speaker Bio:
Cory Isaacson is CEO/CTO of CodeFutures Corporation, maker of dbShards, a leading database scalability suite providing a true "shared nothing" architecture for relational databases. Cory has authored numerous articles in a variety of publications including SOA Magazine, Database Trends and Applications, and recently authored the book Software Pipelines and SOA (Addison Wesley). Cory has more than twenty years' experience with advanced software architectures, and has worked with many of the world's brightest innovators in the field of high-performance computing. Cory has spoken at hundreds of public events and seminars, and assisting numerous organizations address the real-world challenges of application performance and scalability -- effectively applying emerging technologies to a variety of fields including social networking, mobile applications, gaming and high volume transaction systems. In his prior position as president of Rogue Wave Software, he actively led the company back to a position of profitable growth, culminating in a successful acquisition by a leading private equity firm. Cory can be reached at: [email protected]

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