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Big Data -- Are You Ready?
Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 11:45 AM until 1:00 PM
OHSU Downtown Portland
1515 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 900
Portland, OR 97201
"Big Data -- Are you ready?"
The term “big data” is generating a lot of buzz throughout the IT industry, yet many organizations are still unsure of how to unlock its value. In this introductory session, we’ll outline what big data is and we’ll examine Oracle’s strategy for turning big data into real business value. We'll review the latest additions to Oracle's product suite, including the newest Engineered Systems -- the Oracle Big Data Appliance and Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine -- and how they help address the challenges of big data.
David Segleau is the former VP of Engineering for Sleepycat Software (makers of Berkeley DB) and is now the Director of Product Management for several products at Oracle, including Oracle Berkeley DB and Oracle NoSQL Database. He has over 30 years of industry experience, leading and managing technical product teams.He has worked extensively with database technology as both a customer and a vendor. David has held management positions at many technology companies, including Britton-Lee, ShareBase, Teradata, Illustra, Informix, ANTs Software,Sleepycat Software and now Oracle. As Director of Product Management, David coordinates and communicates technical product features and functionality, both inbound to Engineering and outbound to Oracle Sales, Partners and Customers. He has broad experience with many NoSQL and Big Data use cases and application design challenges.