Richard is a scientist, software engineer and musician, working for Acunu as an algorithms developer.
Malcolm is the CTO and co-founder of Tellybug, a London startup focused on making TV more entertaining, social and interactive.
He's responsible for the development of apps and server systems to support TV audiences for some of the mo
Dr Jameel Syed is the CTO at Musicmetric which provides analytics solutions for the music industry. He was a founding member of InforSense, a spin-off company from the Department of Computing at Imperial College London, which commercialised technolog
Theo Hultberg is Chief Architect at Burt, a Göteborg based big data startup that wants to revolutionize the advertising industry by showing that there's more to ad analytics than clicks. His only claim to fame is that he's got more reputation on Stac
Tom is one of the Prometheus Developers and VP Product at Grafana Labs. Previously he founded Kausal, a new company working on Prometheus & Cortex. and has worked at companies such as Weaveworks, Google, Acunu and XenSource. In his spare time, Tom likes to make craft beer and build 3D printers.
Scalability with Couchbase
Featuring MC Brown
MC Brown: In this talk MC covers the challenges of scalability, where Couchbase fits in a document database world, how Couchbase have approached the scalability issue, and how you can index and query your database using views and map/reduce queries.neo4j couchbase nosql cassandra non-relational-database mysql database c# .net
Apache Cassandra: a tunably consistent, highly-availble, distributed database
Featuring Richard Low
Apache Cassandra is a next generation database originally conceived at Facebook. In this talk, Dr Richard Low will cover the features unique to Cassandra and explain how it achieves things such as tuneable consistency, write-optimisation, and high availability.nosql cassandra distributed-database high-availability apache
Giving Cassandra the X Factor - how Cassandra lets us deliver real-time interaction
Featuring Malcolm Box
Malcolm Box: Live Talkback uses Cassandra to power live audience interaction on some of the biggest shows in television, including Britain's Got Talent and The X Factor. Find out why, how it works and some of the challenges in handling TV-triggered usage bursts.cassandra nosql
Deep dive into MongoDB
Featuring Julian Browne
Julian Browne: MongoDB has found a sweet spot in enterprise adoption due to its ease of use, powerful query model and natural progression for those coming from a SQL mindset. But under the hood it has some unusual design approaches that can trip up the unwary.mongodb nosql cassandra neo4j non-relational-database mysql database c# .net
Learning to Build Distributed Systems the Hard Way
Featuring Theo Hultberg
Theo Hultberg: He has learned how to build distributed systems the hard way; he's failed, and failed again. He's made many of the common mistakes and tried a few other things that turned out to be a disappointment. You shouldn't have to make those mistakes too...