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Friday, February 22 • 9:30am - 9:55am
OPEN TALK: Your Data Layer: Choosing the Right Solutions for the Future

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You’ve got a great dev team with big goals. You know you need to innovate to stay ahead of the competition. No problem, right? But, you need to figure out the data layer. It’s really hard to keep up with everything going on in databases. What if you pick the wrong technology? What if your data grows super fast? What if you're hugged to death/go viral? What if you want to try a new database but it’s cost-prohibitive? What if a new database technology surfaces that works better for your use case? There’s a lot to consider: database types, vendor portability, cloud portability, and so much more.

Derek Johnson dishes about database technology trends, why it’s smart to stay polyglot, and provides a picture of the current database landscape. 

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Derek Johnson

Product Manager, ObjectRocket
Derek Johnson is a senior product manager at ObjectRocket, a database-as-a-service company. He’s been in the tech industry for over 20 years with stints at Rackspace, AMD, and First Data Corp, to name just a few. Since joining ObjectRocket, he’s grown a vast understanding of the... Read More →

Friday February 22, 2019 9:30am - 9:55am PST
West Hall EXPO Innovation Stage