Carter Shanklin
Product manager, VMware


Carter Shanklin has been a Product Manager at VMware for more than 4 years and focuses on VMware’s GemFire and SQLFire, both of which are horizontally scalable distributed databases focused on high-performance OLTP applications. Before VMware, Carter spent nearly 10 years as a software developer, and keeps sharp writing code in his spare time. Carter holds a M.S. in mathematics from George Mason University.


Sponsored Session, Ballroom H
Carter Shanklin (VMware), Jags Ramnarayan (Vmware)
Today's users won't tolerate slow applications. More often than not, the database is the bottleneck in the application. Learn how VMware vFabric SQLFire can give you the speed and scale you need in a substantially simpler way. SQLFire is a memory-optimized and horizontally-scalable distributed SQL database. Attend this session to learn how SQLFire gives high performance without the complexity. Read more.


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