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Make Data Work
March 28–29, 2016: Training
March 29–31, 2016: Conference
San Jose, CA
Spencer Kimball

Spencer Kimball
Cofounder and CEO, Cockroach Labs

Website | @cockroachdb

Spencer Kimball is the cofounder and CEO of Cockroach Labs, where he maintains a delicate balance between a love for programming distributed systems and the excitement of helping the company grow smoothly. He cut his teeth on databases during the dot-com heyday and had a front-row seat for a decade’s worth of evolution at Google.


2:40pm–3:20pm Thursday, 03/31/2016
Data Innovations

Location: 230 A
Spencer Kimball (Cockroach Labs)
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Often without realizing it, companies spend significant resources engineering new databases. The need to combine traditional relational datasets with new operational and historical data leads to sharded RDBMS or hybridized RDBMS and NoSQL systems, typically leaving few of the constituent database guarantees intact. Spencer Kimball introduces CockroachDB, an open source, scale-out SQL database. Read more.