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Sept 29–Oct 1, 2015 • New York, NY
Monte Zweben

Monte Zweben
Splice Machine Inc., Splice Machine Inc.

Website | @mzweben

Monte Zweben is the CEO and co-founder of Splice Machine, provider of the Hadoop RDBMS. A SQL-on-Hadoop solution, Splice Machine has helped many companies scale real-time applications using commodity hardware without application rewrites. A technology industry veteran, Monte’s early career was spent with the NASA Ames Research Center as the deputy chief of the artificial intelligence branch, where he won the prestigious Space Act Award for his work on the Space Shuttle program. Monte then founded and was the chairman and CEO of Red Pepper Software, a leading supply chain optimization company. In 1996 it merged with PeopleSoft, where he was VP and general manager, Manufacturing Business Unit.

In 1998, Monte was the founder and CEO of Blue Martini Software – the leader in e-commerce and multi-channel systems for retailers. Blue Martini went public on NASDAQ in one of the most successful IPOs of 2000, and is now part of JDA. Monte is also the co-author of Intelligent Scheduling, and has published articles in the Harvard Business Review and various computer science journals and conference proceedings. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Rocket Fuel Inc. as well as the Dean’s Advisory Board for Carnegie-Mellon’s School of Computer Science.


5:25pm–6:05pm Wednesday, 09/30/2015
Hadoop Internals & Development
Location: 1 E16 / 1 E17 Level: Intermediate
Monte Zweben (Splice Machine Inc.), John Leach (Splice Machine)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 8 ratings)
Even after 25 years, the TPC-C benchmark still sets the standard for online transaction processing (OLTP) database benchmarking. It has traditionally been the arena for RDBMSs like Oracle Database, IBM DB2, and Microsoft SQL Server to do battle. Now, for the first time, a Hadoop database has successfully completed TPC-C benchmarks. Can it change the equation for OLTP workload price/performance? Read more.