• Intel
  • Microsoft
  • Google
  • Sun Microsystems
  • BT
  • IBM
  • Yahoo! Inc.
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  • Atlassian Software Systems
  • Disney
  • EnterpriseDB
  • Etelos
  • Ingres
  • JasperSoft
  • Kablink
  • Linagora
  • MindTouch
  • Mozilla Corporation
  • Novell, Inc.
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  • RightScale
  • Silicon Mechanics
  • Tenth Planet
  • Ticketmaster
  • Voiceroute
  • White Oak Technologies, Inc.
  • XAware
  • ZDNet

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The Future of Open Source Database

Products & Services
Location: E142 Level: Novice
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Industry analysts predict the open source database market to grow to $4.5 Billion by 2010. Don’t miss the boat! Come discuss the great innovations in open source database technology with representatives from leading open source databases such as Autodesk, Couch DB, Enterprise DB and Ingres.

Bill Maimone


Bill is Senior Vice President of Ingres Engineering.

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Jan Lehnardt


Jan Lehnardt is CouchDB’s chief evangelist and a CouchDB consultant for major industry players. Jan’s has spoken about CouchDB at conferences such as O’Reilly’s OSCON and Erlang eXchange, as well as groups like the BBC’s web development team.

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Geoff Zeiss

Autodesk, Inc.

Geoff is a technology evangelist at Autodesk. His particular interests are open source geospatial and Web 2.0 and its contribution to addressing the challenges facing infrastructure management in government, utilities, and telecommunications. Geoff is on the Board of Directors of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (www.osgeo.org).

Geoff is a frequent speaker at geospatial events around the world including Where 2.0, OSCON, GITA (US, Australia, Japan), GeoBrazil, Location Intelligence, MapIndia, Map Middle East, and MapAsia and received a Speaker Excellence Award at GITA in 2009.

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Bruce Momjian


Bruce Momjian is a co-founder of the PostgreSQL Global Development Group, and has worked on PostgreSQL since 1996. He is the author of PostgreSQL: Introduction and Concepts, published by Addison-Wesley. Bruce is employed by EnterpriseDB. Previously, he was employed by SRA Japan and Great Bridge LLC, both PostgreSQL support companies. He has spoken at many international open-source conferences. Prior to his involvement with PostgreSQL, Bruce worked as a consultant, developing custom database applications for some of the world’s largest law firms. As an academic, Bruce was a high school computer science teacher for five years, holds a Masters in Education, and is currently an adjunct professor at Drexel University.

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