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Sept 29–Oct 1, 2015 • New York, NY
John Leach

John Leach
CTO and Co Founder, Splice Machine

Website | @JleachJohn

John lead the development of Splice Machine receiving several patents in distributed transaction processing and focusing on the development of Splice Machine’s dual engine architecture. Prior to Splice Machine, John founded Incite Retail in June 2008 and led the company’s strategy and development efforts. At Incite Retail, he built custom big data systems (leveraging HBase and Hadoop) for Fortune 500 companies.

Prior to Incite Retail, he ran the business intelligence practice at Blue Martini Software and built strategic partnerships with integration partners. John was a key subject matter expert for Blue Martini Software in many strategic implementations across the world. His focus at Blue Martini was helping clients incorporate decision support knowledge into their current business processes utilizing advanced algorithms and machine learning. John received dual bachelor degrees in biomedical and mechanical engineering from Washington University in Saint Louis. Leach currently is the organizer for the Saint Louis Hadoop Users Group and is active in the Washington University Elliot Society.


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.