Akiban NewSQL: Document Access with Powerful SQL

Ori Herrnstadt, Founder and CTO of Akiban

Thu. May 17, 12:00pm EST   -   Virtual-Event

Ori Herrnstadt

Founder and CTO of Akiban

Akiban NewSQL: Document Access with Powerful SQL

Relational databases and NoSQL document stores are generally considered to be at opposing extremes. Akiban Server is an open source database that brings document stores and relational databases together. Developers get powerful document access alongside surprisingly powerful SQL.

In this presentation Ori will cover:

  • The differences between NoSQL and NewSQL
  • What NewSQL means
  • How Akiban's table grouping fuses the worlds of relational data and documents

Ori Herrnstadt

Founder and CTO of Akiban

  • The architecture and operational ideas that underline the Akiban Server
  • Real world examples and use cases
  • Ori Herrnstadt, Founder and CTO of Akiban

    Ori Herrnstadt has been involved in developing large scale operational database systems since his days in the Israeli Military. After experiencing similar problems of large-scale operational systems in healthcare, ERP, CRM and modern web applications, he began developing the Orthogonal Architecture. In 2009, he founded Akiban Technologies to accelerate the development of this technology.