How to Transform your Business by Choosing the Right Big Data Stack

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Real-time video analytics rank among the key applications driving the proliferation and impact of big data. Ooyala’s leading video analytics platform tracks viewer engagement in real time, and its insights help media companies create deeply personalized viewing experiences. During this session, Ooyala CTO, Sean Knapp and DataStax CEO, Billy Bosworth will discuss why Ooyala selected DataStax as the big data platform powering their business.

The session follow the process of evaluating different big data platforms based on varying use cases and business requirements, explain how big data professionals can choose the right technology to transform their business, and how open source technology is helping close the skills shortage within the big data industry.

This session is sponsored by Datastax

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Billy Bosworth


Billy is responsible for the day-to-day operations of DataStax. He has 20 years of experience in the database industry in roles ranging from DBA to senior executive. Prior to DataStax, Billy spent 6 years at Quest Software, a provider of systems management software, where his most recent role was VP and GM of the database business unit. Under his leadership, the industry-leading Quest database business grew from supporting traditional relational databases to a portfolio that now includes tools for cloud, NoSQL, columnar, and Hadoop databases, as well as business intelligence offerings. Prior to Quest, Billy led product teams for Embarcadero Technologies’ database productivity solutions. Billy holds a bachelor of science in computer science from the University of Louisville.


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