Panel - Discussion - The changing Face of Open Source

Wednesday 1:00 PM - 1:25 PM

@ Texas 1

Business Track



Business & Enterprise

The Panel discussion will feature topics such as views in cloud providers strip mining open source, how recent licence changes in MongoDB, Redis, Confluent etc impact the community. Impacts and views on Kubernetes and containerization how it will impact the database ecosystem.
With countless data breaches as well as massive outages across all cloud providers and several large companies. Most are caused by human error or configuration issues. How do we harden our environments and guard against these and finally, most exciting technologies our panellists see on the horizon.


Jimmy Yang

Jimmy Yang (Alibaba Inc)

PolarDB storage engine tech lead


Prior joining Aliababa cloud, Jimmy has been working in the MySQL InnoDB team for 9 years. Prior to that, he is the index access manager for Sybase Enterprise database.

Mark Coletta

Mark Coletta (Veritas)

Sr Product Manager


Mark Coletta has over 20 years in the IT industry with more than a decade focused on Data Protection. He is currently a Sr. Product Manager at Veritas Technologies responsible for NetBackup's Application and Database workload portfolio. He is passionate about new and emerging technologies and how best to protect those.

Eero Teerikorpi

Eero Teerikorpi (Continuent)

Founder, CEO and Chairman of the Board


Eero Teerikorpi - Founder, CEO and Chairman of the Board, a seven (7) time serial entrepreneur, brings more than 30 years of high tech management and enterprise software experience to Continuent. He is also a founding partner at Blue White Partners. Eero has held executive management positions at various cross-Atlantic entities, including as President at Capslock, Executive Board Member at Esker S.A. and CEO at Alcom Corporation. Eero has never had a bankruptcy, nor a divorce having been married 30 years, and is the proud father of two highly successful daughters.

Shawn Turnbull

Shawn Turnbull (Percona)

Direct Customer Success


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