Leading NextGen Database Companies To Debate Database Futures In New York

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New York City Summit Brings Together Visionary Leaders From Three Leading Database Companies

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It’s time for the leaders in 21st century database systems to provide guidance to users on where the industry is going,” stated Barry Morris, CEO and Co-Founder of NuoDB.

NuoDB, Inc., the pioneer in Cloud Data Management Systems (CDMS), announced today they are bringing together visionary executives from leading database companies NuoDB, MongoDB and Couchbase in an executive summit to discuss “The Future of 21st Century Databases."

The roundtable will feature:
Barry Morris, Co-Founder and CEO, NuoDB, Inc.
Bob Wiederhold, President and CEO, Couchbase
Eliot Horowitz, CTO and Co-Founder, 10gen/MongoDB

It will be held on May 1, 2013, 7-9 PM (EDT) at AOL, 770 Broadway, 6th Floor, New York City.

Registration is required and can be found here.

Panel to tackle range of topics
The panel will describe their unique perspectives on the database landscape and how databases are evolving to meet the next generation challenges of mobile, cloud and social applications. Topics will include performance, scalability, SQL and NoSQL, sharding, caching, multi-tenancy and geo-distribution of databases.

The panel will also touch upon the common attributes among these next generation database systems as well as areas in which their capabilities differ. NuoDB and NoSQL databases are similar in their goals of addressing performance, highly-parallel scalability, schema-flexibility and ease of use. However the products differ significantly in terms of such things as SQL support, (ACID) transactions, geo-distribution and security.

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“It’s time for the leaders in 21st century database systems to provide guidance to users on where the industry is going,” stated Barry Morris, CEO and Co-Founder of NuoDB. “The 1980s database systems have served the industry well for three decades, but systems designers acknowledge that these older solutions struggle with the demands of modern data management. All database stakeholders, from developers to CIOs, are wondering what is next. A good way to answer that is to get the thought leaders into a room to provide their contrasting perspectives.”

About the NuoDB Starlings release
The NuoDB Starlings release features elastic scalability with high performance, SQL compliance and guaranteed ACID transactions. The release, first made generally available on January 15, 2013, eliminates the need for the complex database workarounds that are typically associated with bringing applications to the cloud such as clustering, performance tuning and sharding.

About NuoDB
NuoDB, Inc., is a Cambridge, MA-based technology leader that provides the industry’s patented, elastically scalable Cloud Data Management System (CDMS). Unlike every other database, NuoDB is architected to scale out effortlessly on the cloud without compromising any of the features or guarantees of relational databases.

NuoDB customers include automotive after-market giant AutoZone, NorthPoint Solutions and numerous other innovative companies.

NuoDB was launched in 2010 by industry-renowned database architect Jim Starkey and accomplished software CEO Barry Morris. http://www.nuodb.com

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