From Traditional Database to Big Data Platform

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You need more than a database ‘hammer’ for today’s Big Data projects. Organizations need a ‘data platform’ providing integrated tools to capture, store, process and present data. Without it companies can achieve – volume, velocity, or variety – but not all three. Join us to learn the extreme capabilities needed to distill new business signals from big data.

This keynote is sponsored by SAP

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Irfan Khan


Mr. Irfan Khan joined Sybase in 1992. As Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Mr. Khan oversees all technology offices in each of Sybase’s business units, ensuring market needs and customer aspirations are reflected within the company’s innovation and product development. Mr. Khan is also responsible for setting the architecture and technology direction for the worldwide technical sales organization.
As part of CTO responsibilities, Mr. Khan oversees the technology evangelism efforts for Sybase, responsible for seeding new innovation and driving new technologies within Sybase’s most strategic accounts. Mr. Khan also is in charge of the Sybase Developer Network.
In 2010, Mr. Khan received the InfoWorld CTO Top 25 Award and was named to the International Advisory Board of Cloud Expo.
Mr. Khan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science as well as a Master of Science degree in advanced computing from Kings College, University of London in the United Kingdom.


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