Presentation: "Big, Fast and Flexible Data"

Time: Thursday 13:40 - 14:30

Location: Regency


With the evolution of the cloud, social media applications, and mobile device proliferation, we are seeing an explosion in the volume of data enterprises are forced to manage.  We are seeing the data challenges facing the enterprise today becoming more complex and the traditional database of old is being stretched to handle these challenges - one size no longer fits all.  

Topics to be covered:

Big Data: find out how Hadoop and new analytics technologies are allowing companies
     to use data in new ways to gain meaningful business insights. Fast Data:
     bringing data logic in-memory can allow for dramatic scale, reduced costs,
     and improved performanceFlexible Data:
     explore how NoSQL and open source relational data technologies can improve
     your data strategyCloud Delivery Model:
     virtualizing the database layer allows enterprise IT departments to offer
     self-service data services elastically on demand, maintain centralized
     control, and operate within regulatory guidelines. 

Join this session to gain insight into how Big, Fast and Flexible Data delivered
through a Cloud delivery model can help you solve your company's data problems.

Joseph Russell, VMware

 Joseph  Russell

Joe is part of the vFabric Data team where he focuses on Product Marketing for the portfolio of data products.  Joe has been a critical advocate for VMware's internal investment in its emerging data business and Joe has played a key role in developing and evangelizing vFabric's Big, Fast, Flexible data story.  Prior to VMware, Joe spent 5 years at Yahoo! where he most recently was part of the Zimbra business that was sold from Yahoo! to VMware in February 2010.  Joe ran Finance, Operations and Strategy for the Zimbra business.  Prior to Yahoo!, Joe spent five years doing technology mergers & acquisitions investment banking in New York and San Francisco.  Joe graduated from the University of Washington with Honors with a BS in Economics and also holds a BSc from the London School of Economics and an MBA from Wharton at the University of Pennsylvania.