The Heat Death of the Data Warehouse

Location: Mission City Ballroom
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For more than 20 years now, data warehousing has put manners on unruly enterprise data. Yet, physics tells us that disorder inexorably increases unless we endlessly fight it. As information volumes and types explode into chaos, is it time to declare the warehouse dead? Or we could move from classical to quantum physics and create a new information architecture. It’s time to make some new choices…

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Barry Devlin

9sight Consulting

Dr. Barry Devlin is a founder of the data warehousing industry, defining its first architecture in 1985. A foremost authority on business intelligence (BI), big data and beyond, he is respected worldwide as a visionary and thought-leader in the evolving industry. Barry has authored two ground-breaking books: the classic “Data Warehouse—from Architecture to Implementation” and Business unIntelligence—Insight and Innovation Beyond Analytics and Big Data in 2013.

Barry has over 30 years of experience in the IT industry, previously with IBM, as a consultant, manager and distinguished engineer. As founder and principal of 9sight Consulting in 2008, Barry provides strategic consulting and thought-leadership to buyers and vendors of BI and Big Data solutions. Customer offerings include Readiness Assessments for Digital Transformation and all information-driven undertakings, Evaluations of Data Warehouse and Data Lake implementations, strategic and architectural recommendations. Vendor offerings run from webinars and keynotes to blogs and white papers.

He is an associate editor of TDWI’s Journal of Business Intelligence, and a regular keynote speaker, teacher and writer on all aspects of information creation and use. Barry operates worldwide from Bristol, UK.

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  • Thomson Reuters
  • EMC Data Computing Division
  • EnterpriseDB
  • Microsoft
  • Gnip
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • IBM
  • Windows Azure MarketPlace DataMarket
  • Amazon Mechanical Turk
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Aster Data
  • Cloudera
  • Clustrix
  • DataStax, Inc. (formerly Riptano, Inc.)
  • Digital Reasoning Systems
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Impetus
  • Jaspersoft
  • Karmasphere
  • LinkedIn
  • MarkLogic
  • Pentaho
  • Pervasive
  • Revolution Analytics
  • Splunk
  • Urban Mapping
  • Wolfram|Alpha
  • Esri
  • ParAccel
  • Tableau Software

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