Shakti demos and discussion


Please join us for an evening of presentations about Shakti (and please come early because there is a two-part check in process.)

Here is the agenda:
6:15 pm Early Check-in
6:30 pm Networking (pizza and beer)
6:55 - 7:05 pm Welcome and short Shakti demo by Fintan Quill
7:05 - 7:25 pm Shakti implementation of a non-SQL alternative query language by Stevan Apter
7:25 - 7:45 pm Example of a Shakti-powered spreadsheet application by Chris Pearson
7:45 - 8:00 pm Shakti Panel moderated by Fintan Quill
8:00 pm Wrap up by Fintan Quill


Chris Pearson
Chris has worked in investment product management for over 8 years. He has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws (honors) from the University of New South Wales in Sydney.

Fintan Quill
Fintan is Shakti’s Director of Engineering and has been working in the high-performance database industry for more than 15 years. He has worked on enterprise systems at top tier investment banks, hedge funds, exchanges and regulators as well as companies outside of the financial industry.

Stevan Apter
Stevan is a Distinguished Developer at 1010Data. He has many years of experience as a technologist in the financial services industry and is recognized in the k community for building a number of essential systems at banks and hedge funds that are still in use today. Stevan is a co-author with Arthur Whitney and Dennis Shasha of the paper “High volume transaction processing without concurrency control, two phase commit, SQL or C” (1997).

*Please send us your email to receive the code for Stevan Apter's talk ahead of time.*