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Database Week! Elastically Scaling NewSQL Database on the Cloud + beer, pizza...

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Elastically Scaling NewSQL Database on the Cloud

presented by:

Barry Morris, CEO of NuoDB

A Database Week addendum-event:

+ Free beer, pizza, swag and desserts + SONOS PLAY:3 RAFFLE!

Meet Barry Morris, CEO of NuoDB (, who will be introducing you to NuoDB's groundbreaking new database, which has been designed from ground up to elastically scale on the cloud without compromising on any of the features or guarantees of relational databases. Unlike every other database, NuoDB is built for the cloud from the ground up on an emergent architecture - a shared nothing, asynchronous, peer-to-peer approach that is ideal for the cloud, yet it delivers the power, reliability and functionality of a traditional database.

In Barry's presentation, you will learn more about NuoDB, its emergent architecture, how it works, and what benefits it provides compared to other database solutions.

Barry Morris, CEO of NuoDB

Barry Morris is an accomplished software CEO with over 25 years of industry experience in the USA and Europe, running private and public companies ranging in scale from early startup phase to 1,000+ employees. He loves to build companies around industry-changing paradigm-shifts in technology.

Prior to co-founding NuoDB, Inc. with CTO Jim Starkey (among Jim's innovations: BLOB datatype, MySQL Falcon storage engine, Interbase, MVCC, Netfrastructure, etc.), Barry was CEO of StreamBase Systems, where he took an MIT project led by Dr. Michael Stonebraker (main architect of Ingres & Postgres, CTO of VoltDB) and built it into the market pioneer and leader in Complex Event Processing (CEP). Before then, he was the CEO of IONA Technologies, Ireland's most successful software company with over 10,000 customers, 270 technology partners, and over $180m in revenues.

Barry was born in South Africa and has lived for extended periods in England, Ireland, and Boston, MA. He has a Degree in Engineering from New College Oxford University, and an Honorary Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) from the IMCA.

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Power-Networking at 6:30pm
Presentation starts at 6:45pm