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Presentation: "Highly Available near real-time Data Distribution beyond the network edge"

Track: Highly Available Systems / Time: Wednesday 13:20 - 14:10 / Location: Churchill Auditorium

Traditional messaging middleware was designed before globally interconnected networks and the web. The environment behind the firewall is reasonably robust and fairly reliable. The rise of mobile, the web and emergence of the internet of things, however, requires a fresh approach to availability. This talk will investigate data distribution biased for occasionally connected near-realtime data streaming in low fidelity environments with traditional messaging and discuss the nuances, tradeoffs and considerations that are require a very different approach from traditional practices.

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Darach Ennis, VP of Engineering at Push Technology

Darach Ennis

Biography: Darach Ennis

Darach joined Push Technology in October 2011 and in his role brings a deep knowledge and experience of low latency and high volume scalable distributed event processing to Push Technology and to our clients. Darach is excited by technology, and the possibilities inherent in it, and his curiosity and creativity plays a big part in his role as VP of Engineering and Head of Innovation and R&D, developing and enabling the systems that make Push Technology the remarkable company that it is.

Darach has a wealth of experience and expertise from his background working as Principal Consultant, Systems Engineer & Global Solutions Architect with companies such as Betfair, IONA, JP Morgan Chase and StreamBase. Regularly speaking at conferences and events on Big Data and CEP, Darach is a regular contributor to Big Data and CEP groups on LinkedIn.  He has designed and implemented algorithmic trading platforms, flow trading systems, smart order routing systems, online spread betting, sports and gaming systems, as well as championing hardware accelerated messaging and compute acceleration in CEP.

Darach is currently interested in enabling the internet of things in the context of real time conversational and high touch experiences, and migrating the telemetry normally associated with sensor networks to targeted experiences on the web and mobile. Darach introduced benchmark driven development as a core discipline and practice at Push Technology to drive product evolution based on real world use cases and working sets critical to our clients and his core interest is taking the pain away from real time data distribution in mission critical real time systems.

Twitter: @darachennis