Presentation: "Speeding Up Big Data Processing ? Beyond Just Adding Hardware"

Time: Thursday 14:50 - 15:40

Location: Regency


There are many Hadoop distributions, each promising faster processing than the next. And every other day a new NoSQL solution promises unprecedented performance. In this session, I will show you why performance is still driven by your applications and users. You will learn how to approach performance by going beyond just adding hardware or adjusting configuration knobs on your Big Data solution, to addressing the issue at its core

Michael Kopp, Technology Strategist, Compuware-Dynatrace

 Michael  Kopp
Michael Kopp has over 10 years of experience as an architect and developer in the Java/JEE space. He currently works as a technology strategist in the Compuware-dynaTrace center of excellence. He specializes in architecture and performance of large scale production deployments with a special focus on virtualization and cloud. In this role he influences the dynaTrace product strategy and works closely with key customers in implementing Application Performance Management across the entire life cycle. Before joining dynaTrace he had been the Chief Architect at GoldenSource. He is a frequent speaker at technology conferences on performance and architecture related topics, a published author and regularly publishes articles on