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Dr. Christopher Olston, Google

Dr. Christopher Olston is a staff research scientist at Google, working on infrastructure for “crunching big data.” He previously worked at Yahoo! (principal research scientist) and Carnegie Mellon (assistant professor). He holds computer science...

Dhruba Borthakur, Facebook

Dhruba Borthakur is an engineer in the Database Engineering Team at Facebook. He has been instrumental in the design and architecture of Rocksdb, a key-value store optimized for storing data in flash and main-memory...

Dr. Akmal B. Chaudhri, DataStax

Dr. Akmal B. Chaudhri has been working with database technology since 1988. He has held roles as a developer, consultant and product strategist with Reuters, Logica, Computer Associates, Informix and IBM. He has published...

Dr. Ramendra K Sahoo, PwC

Dr. Ramendra K Sahoo is a Director in PwC’s Advanced Risk Analytics practice with a total of over twenty years of experience including sixteen years in client business solution development in the area of...

Dr. Alon Halevy, Google

Dr. Alon Halevy heads the Structured Data Management Research group at Google. Prior to that, he was a professor of Computer Science at the University of Washington in Seattle, where he founded the database...

Prof. Shahram Ghandeharizadeh, USC

Professor Shahram Ghandeharizadeh is the director of the USC Database Laboratory. He is recognized for his contributions to the design and implementation of scalable, highly available, and elastic database management systems. His activities have...