2019 Distributed SQL Summit Confirmed Speakers & Schedule is Live!

Jimmy Guerrero

VP Developer Relations

YugaByte is excited to announce that speaker schedule for this year’s Distributed SQL Summit is live!

Distributed SQL Summit is a full day of talks from experts on what it takes to build, deploy and scale distributed SQL databases in the cloud and on Kubernetes.

Presented in partnership with PostgresConf, the inaugural Distributed SQL Summit is taking place on September 20, 2019 in San Jose, California. The Summit is the first ever event to focus exclusively on sharing best practices and technical knowledge on the cloud-native approach to deploying, operating and scaling distributed SQL databases. The Summit will be co-located with Postgres Conference Silicon Valley, as a “conference within a conference.”

This one-day event will feature speakers and panelists from some of the biggest names in cloud and database infrastructure including Facebook, Amazon Aurora, Google Spanner, Kroger and Pivotal. Here’s a small preview of some of the scheduled talks:

James Watters, SVP Products – Pivotal

Panel: Facebook’s Distributed Database Evolution
Jeff Rothschild, Dhruba Borthakur & Vishal Kathuria

An Introduction to Amazon Aurora
Kamal Gupta, Head of Engineering, Aurora – Amazon

Google Spanner’s SQL Evolution
Campbell Fraser, Software Development Lead – Google Spanner

Transforming the Omni-Channel Experience at Kroger
Mahesh Tyagarajan, VP Engineering – Kroger

Panel: How Cloud-Native and Distributed SQL are Transforming Ecommerce & Retail
Moderator: Ram Ravichandran, CTO – Narvar

Distributed MySQL Architectures, Past, Present and Future
Peter Zaitsev, Founder & CEO – Percona

Building Microservices in a Cloud-Native World with Distributed SQL
Ryan Scheidter, Lead Software Engineer – Cerner

Make sure to check out the complete speaker schedule and secure your tickets for PGConf and Distributed SQL Summit!

Why should you attend Distributed SQL Summit?

As interest in geo-distributed variants of SQL continues to accelerate, enterprises are turning to distributed databases to gain the scaling capabilities of NoSQL, combined with strong consistency, ACID transactions and support for the SQL syntax traditionally provided by monolithic systems like Oracle. Expert speakers at the Summit will dive deep into the use cases, best practices and next steps for successfully implementing distributed SQL as a key part of an enterprise cloud and Oracle migration strategy.

Jimmy Guerrero

VP Developer Relations

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