LAS VEGAS — IBM InterConnect 2016 — Feb 18, 2016 – Basho Technologies, the creator and developer of Riak® KV and Riak® TS software, the world’s most resilient NoSQL databases, today announced that its CTO, Dave McCrory, will deliver a talk about how to address and overcome next-generation Internet of Things (IoT) challenges at the IBM InterConnect 2016 Conference. The session, titled “Scale Up. Scale out. Scale in? Cracking the Internet of Things puzzle” will take place Wednesday, February 24 at 2:30 p.m. PST.
McCrory will also speak as a member of the IoT Expert Panel: “What Will the IoT Look Like in Ten Years?” on Tuesday, February 23 at 12:00 p.m. at the Internet of Things Engagement Center, Mandalay Bay Solution EXPO. The panel aims to dissect the Internet of Things’ movement from future consideration to business reality and how IoT will look in 2026.
A successful innovator and entrepreneur, McCrory holds nine technology patents as co-inventor, in virtualization, cloud, and systems management. His talk will discuss how unprecedented data volumes will require new technologies to manage the ingestion, collection, and analysis of IoT data. IBM and Riak have been working together to explore challenges presented by this massive amount of data and developing solutions utilizing edge-based solutions that will enable organizations to realize the full potential and value of their data. Attendees will learn about how IBM DeveloperWorks Open, Riak Technologies, and IBM Cloud are working on a simplified way for IoT applications to collect, analyze, and report distributed IoT data sets.
Who: Dave McCrory, chief technology officer, Riak Technologies
What: “Scale Up. Scale out. Scale in? Cracking the Internet of Things puzzle”
Wednesday, February 24 from 2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. PST
Expert Panel “What Will the IoT Look Like in Ten Years?”
Tuesday, February 23 at 12:00 p.m.
Why: IoT is creating a ‘data tsunami,’ which is driving digital disruption for businesses while also creating new challenges for application owners. Overcoming those challenges is critical for any organization looking to realize the benefits of IoT.
Where: Mandalay Bay Hotel South, Las Vegas
To learn more about IBM InterConnect 2016, the premier cloud and mobile conference, visit www.ibm.com/cloud-computing/us/en/interconnect.
About Riak Technologies
Riak, the creator of the World’s most resilient databases, is dedicated to developing disruptive technology that simplifies enterprises’ most critical distributed systems data management challenges. Riak has attracted one of the most talented groups of engineers and technical experts ever assembled devoted exclusively to solving some of the most complex issues presented by Big Data and IoT. Riak’s distributed database, Riak® KV, the industry leading distributed NoSQL database, is used by fast growing Web businesses and by one-third of the Fortune 50 to power their critical Web, mobile and social applications. Built on the same foundation, Riak introduced Riak TS, which is the first enterprise-ready NoSQL database specifically optimized to store, query and analyze time series data. The Riak Data Platform helps enterprises reduce the complexity of supporting Big Data applications by integrating Riak KV, Riak TS and Riak S2 with Apache Spark, Redis, and Apache Solr.
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