July 20–24, 2015
Portland, OR
John Hugg

John Hugg
Software Engineer, VoltDB

Website | @johnhugg

John Hugg has spent his entire career working with databases and information management. In 2008, he was lured away from a Ph.D. program by Mike Stonebraker to work on what became VoltDB. As the first engineer on the product, John liaised with a team of academics at MIT, Yale, and Brown who were building H-Store, VoltDB’s research prototype. Then he helped build the world-class engineering team at VoltDB to continue development of the open source and commercial products.


4:10pm–4:50pm Thursday, 07/23/2015
Foundations Portland 256
John Hugg (VoltDB)
One challenge in building distributed systems is actually running and testing distributed systems. This session will show how developers at VoltDB simplify development and testing using Docker and other container technologies. Read more.