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April 18-21, 2016

Santa Clara, California

Data in the Cloud Keynote Panel: Cloudy with a chance of running out of disk space? Or Sunny times ahead?

Data in the Cloud Keynote Panel: Cloudy with a chance of running out of disk space? Or Sunny times ahead?

 20 April 09:25 AM - 9:45 AM
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As larger and larger datasets move to the cloud new challenges and opportunities emerge in handling such workloads. New technologies, revamped products, and a never ending stream of idea’s follow in the wake of this advance. These aim to improve the performance and manageability of cloud based data, but are they enough? What issues still need to be worked out? and Where are we going as an industry?


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Reddy Chagam

Principal Engineer & Chief SDS Architect, Intel


Anjaneya "Reddy" Chagam is a Principal Engineer in Intel Data Center Storage Group. He is responsible for developing Software Defined Storage architecture and technology initiatives within Intel. He has 20 years of software development, architecture and systems engineering expertise in enterprise and cloud computing environments. He joined Intel in 1995 in Technology and Manufacturing division where he was responsible for delivering automation solutions across 8 process technology generations and was instrumental in delivering IA based mission-critical manufacturing solutions. He worked with several fortune 500 companies to deliver scalable data center solutions using Intel technologies. Reddy has a bachelor's and master’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering.

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Thomas Hazel

Founder, CTO and Chief Scientist, Deep Information Sciences


Thomas Hazel is an avid inventor and serial entrepreneur. Over the last 20 years, he has been at the forefront of communication, virtualization, and database science and technology. Prior to founding Deep Information Sciences, he was Chief Architect at startups Akiban and Virtual Iron. Thomas is also the author of several popular open source projects, one of which is a database he sold to Oracle. Thomas has patented many inventions in the areas of distributed processes, virtualization and database science. He holds a degree in Computer Science from the School of Engineering at the University of New Hampshire, and founded the UNH and Deep chapters of the Association for Computing Machinery.

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Peter Zaitsev

CEO, Percona


Peter co-founded Percona in 2006, assuming the role of CEO. Percona helps companies of all sizes maximize their success with MySQL. Percona was named to the Inc. 5000 in 2013. Peter was an early employee at MySQL AB, eventually leading the company’s High Performance Group. A serial entrepreneur, Peter co-founded his first startup while attending Moscow State University where he majored in Computer Science. As CEO of Percona, Peter enjoys mixing business leadership with hands on technical expertise. Peter is co-author of High Performance MySQL published by O’Reilly, one of the most popular books on MySQL performance. Peter blogs regularly on Percona Database Performance Blog and speaks frequently at conferences. Peter lives in North Carolina with his wife and two children. In his spare time, Peter enjoys travel and spending time outdoors.

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Mark Callaghan

Software Engineer, Database Infrastructure, Facebook


Mark's focus is database and storage efficiency. He previously lead the MySQL development teams at Facebook and Google to make web scale MySQL better. He also worked at Oracle, Identity Engines and Informix on database internals. Mark has an MS in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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Matt Yonkovit

Vice President of Professional Services, Percona


Matt has been working with relational databases since the mid '90s as a DBA, system administrator, and all around techie. Before joining Percona, he worked at MySQL and Sun Microsystems as a Solution Architect, helping to build architectures for Fortune 500 and top Alexa-rated companies.

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Kyle Bader

Sr Solution Architect, Red Hat


Kyle Bader, a Red Hat senior architect, provides expertise in the design and operation of petabyte scale storage systems using Ceph. He joined Red Hat as part of the 2014 Inktank acquisition. As a senior systems engineer at DreamHost, he helped implement, operate, and design Ceph and OpenStack-based systems for DreamCompute and DreamObjects cloud products.

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