|By Liz McMillan||
|June 10, 2014 08:00 AM EDT||
Cory Isaacson will give a brief preview of his upcoming book and answer questions regarding why we have been looking at databases all wrong.
Cory Isaacson is the CEO and CTO of CodeFutures, a provider of agile Big Data technologies. He has been actively involved in leading information technologies for more than 20 years. He has focused on efficiently addressing development and deployment challenges of emerging technologies such as SOA, virtualization and commoditization of resources to support real-world business applications. Cory's expertise with high performance transactional applications has helped leading IT organizations respond to business needs for higher volumes while still managing cost pressures. Most recently, Cory has been an active evangelist on the need for using concurrent processing and scalable database techniques in order to improve application performance on multi-core architectures. Cory is responsible for the corporate strategy at CodeFutures.
Book Preview/Artwork Signing
Mr. Isaacson's soon-to-be-released book, Understanding Big Data Scalability, focuses on how to apply Big Data scalability to common applications with the wide selection of database management system (DBMS) engines available today. He will be highlighting some of the main points covered in the book, as well as outlining his game-changing agile approach to Big Data management.
In today's analytics-driven world, data collection is more important than ever. It's relatively easy to collect data, but as those caches grow, it is becoming more difficult to pull that data out and model it in a usable way. But, Mr. Isaacson asks, what if we've been looking at databases incorrectly this entire time? What if our current trajectory for database management is leading toward an inevitable dead end of cumbersome, high-bandwidth processes, rather than manageable, agile usage?
Additionally, Mr. Isaacson will be available to sign numbered original, hand-drawn pieces of artwork appearing in the book.
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