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Wednesday, October 2 • 4:00pm - 4:40pm
WORKSHOP: Real-Time Big Data in a Distributed SQL System

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SQL is the language of choice for relational database management systems but it is traditionally slow and does not scale past a single machine. In this session, learn how to horizontally scale your data and workload on a distributed SQL system powered by commodity hardware for high performance real-time analytics. We will also cover how to take advantage of distributed parallel processing by writing parallelizable SQL queries. Attend this session to learn: 
-How to design schemas that take advantage of the distributed system.
-What types of queries can be run extremely efficiently in a distributed system
-Tricks to manipulate complex queries to avoid shuttling around data in a distributed system

Speakers
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Ankur Goyal

Senior Software Engineer, MemSQL
Ankur Goyal is senior software engineer at MemSQL. He is the team leader on developing horizontal scale-out capabilities for MemSQL's distributed in-memory database and also engages with customers to ensure they have optimal experiences with MemSQL. He specializes in distributed systems, compilers, and operating systems. Ankur studied computer science at Carnegie Mellon University and researched distributed data processing at Microsoft before... Read More →
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Nikita Shamgunov

Co-founder & CTO, MemSQL
Nikita Shamgunov co-founded MemSQL and has served as CTO since its inception. Prior to co-founding the company, Nikita worked on core infrastructure systems at Facebook. He served as a distinguished senior database engineer at Microsoft SQL Server for more than half a decade. Nikita holds a bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate in computer science, has been awarded several patents and was a world medalist in ACM programming contests.


Wednesday October 2, 2013 4:00pm - 4:40pm
Fort Mason Center 2 Marina Blvd San Francisco, CA 94123