John has over a decade of experience managing large numbers of linux systems and databases. Currently he is a member of the Database Engineering team at Square.
27 April - 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM at Ballroom G
Neo4J is rapidly becoming a force multiplier within organizations with highly connected data. The purpose of this talk is to enumerate the good, bad, and ugly that we have learned about Neo4J as we have deployed it within Square and made it a first class citizen. We will talk about the features that we find most important (and why) and custom development that we have had to do to make it work... [read more]
25 April - 2:20 PM - 3:10 PM at Ballroom A
Capacity planning is hard. It’s even harder if you want to do it right. One of the industry’s dirty little secrets is that in today’s computing climate, there are few organizations for whom the benefits of formal and rigorous capacity planning outweigh the costs. Having said that, there are a lot of easy and low-cost to get started with capacity planning that can provide significant value to... [read more]