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Scaling Big Data in the Cloud

Details of Cory Isaacson's upcoming session at 12th Cloud Expo / Cloud Expo New York [June 10-13, 2013]

Need to scale your data tier? The foundation of every application is the database layer, and today application architects have more choices than ever. With these choices come new questions: Which database technology is best for your application? How can your application take advantage of Big Data technology? Can you run your relational database at Big Data scale? What does it take to implement a comprehensive data infrastructure, including your core database, incorporating SQL, No SQL and Big Data platforms?

In his session at the 12th Cloud Expo | Cloud Expo New York [June 10-13, 2013] Cory Isaacson, CEO/CTO of CodeFutures Corporation, will answer these questions and more. Cloud Expo delegates at the Javits Center will learn exactly what it takes to scale their data tier, and how to keep it reliable - despite the challenges presented in Cloud environments. They will also enjoy a quick review of the primary types of database platforms, enabling them to choose the best technology for their application challenges. Isaacson will close with a high volume social application/gaming case study, showing exactly what it takes to run a high-volume, multi-terabyte database infrastructure in the cloud.



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.

He 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). He has more than twenty years of experience with advanced software architectures, and has worked with many of the world's brightest innovators in the field of high-performance computing.

Isaacson 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.

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Jeremy Geelan is Chairman & CEO of the 21st Century Internet Group, Inc. and an Executive Academy Member of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences. Formerly he was President & COO at Cloud Expo, Inc. and Conference Chair of the worldwide Cloud Expo series. He appears regularly at conferences and trade shows, speaking to technology audiences across six continents. You can follow him on twitter: @jg21.

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