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Presentation: "Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, What's the Fairest Database Technology of All"

Track: Big Data and NoSQL / Time: Friday 10:30 - 11:30 / Location: Mountbatten Room

What's the best fit of database technology and data architecture for today's application requirements, such as Big Data and web-scale computing? Akmal B. Chaudhri will present an informative and objective comparison of database technology and data architecture, including NoSQL, relational, NewSQL, graph databases, linked data, native XML databases, column stores and RDF data stores.

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Akmal B. Chaudhri, Senior IT Specialist, IBM UK

Akmal B. Chaudhri

Biography: Akmal B. Chaudhri

Akmal B. Chaudhri, Senior IT Specialist, IBM UK. Akmal has been working with database technology since 1988. He has worked in a variety of roles, covering development, consultancy and product strategy with Reuters, Logica, Computer Associates, Informix and IBM. He has published and presented widely on Java, XML and Database-related topics and edited or co-edited ten books, including XML Data Management (Addison-Wesley, 2003). He has also worked extensively with the academic community on a world-wide basis through community outreach programs at Informix and IBM. He holds a BSc (1st Class Hons.) in Computing and Information Systems, MSc in Business Systems Analysis and Design and a PhD in Computer Science. He is a Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS) and a Chartered IT Professional (CITP).