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Baron Schwartz

Baron Schwartz
CEO, VividCortex

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Baron is co-founder and CTO of VividCortex, a provider of SaaS database administration tools. He is the lead author of High Performance MySQL and continues to research and publish under the O’Reilly imprint. He has created several open-source software tools, including Maatkit, and has authored features for MySQL and InnoDB. He is an Oracle ACE, and the founder of the worldwide OpenSQL Camp conference series. He holds a degree in Computer Science from the University of Virginia. Baron lives in Charlottesville, Virginia with his family.

Sessions

Data-Driven Business Beekman Parlor -- Sutton North
Baron Schwartz (VividCortex)
Average rating: ****.
(4.80, 5 ratings)
What if data doesn't need to be big? Many use cases are served as well, or nearly as well, by a Small Data mindset, storage, processing, and algorithms. This talk presents ideas and options you might not have considered for reducing big problems to comparatively small and cheap ones. Read more.
Office Hour Table B
Baron Schwartz (VividCortex)
I'll be available for followups to my presentation, riffing on similar ideas, wild and zany topics, and whatever seems germane. My co-founder at VividCortex, Kyle Redinger, will also be available Read more.
Data Science Beekman Parlor - Sutton North
Baron Schwartz (VividCortex)
Average rating: ***..
(3.47, 19 ratings)
What if data doesn't need to be big? Many use cases can be served well by a Small Data mindset, trading off accuracy in return for decreased cost. Examples include Bloom Filters, moving averages, and downsampling. This talk presents ideas and options you might not have considered for reducing big problems to comparatively small and cheap ones. Read more.

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