CodeFutures’ Cory Isaacson to Discuss Scaling and Managing Big Data at Database Month, NYC

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( — May 6, 2014) Broomfield, Colorado — CodeFutures’ Cory Isaacson to Discuss Scaling and Managing Big Data at Database Month in NYC  

                   Industry Veteran Asks ‘Have We Been Looking at Databases Wrong this Whole Time?’


 Who:                       Cory Isaacson  

                                CEO and CTO – CodeFutures



                                Isaacson has 20 years of experience developing database technologies, and recently

                                served as president of Rogue Wave Software. His interest in scalability and parallel

                                computing led to his first book, “Software Pipelines” (Addison-Wesley, 2009), and he

                                has published numerous articles on database and Big Data technology. He is also at

                                work on his latest book, “Understanding Big Data” (Addison-Wesley, expected release

                                summer 2014). At CodeFutures he leads the technical vision behind products that

                                make data easy to access to support the real-time enterprise.


What:                      Scaling and Managing Big Data: Have We Been Looking at Databases Wrong this

                               Whole Time?


                               What worked in the past may not work in the present. That’s certainly true for how I,

                               and many of my colleagues in the industry, have looked at databases. Our conceptual

                               view of databases as static data repositories has limited both our ability to keep pace

                               with changing business requirements and to adapt to today’s more “agile” approach

                               to IT. Traditional approaches have limited our ability to match data structures to

                               changing application requirements, has slowed development processes, added waste

                               and complexity, and failed to meet the data needs of the emerging real-time  

                               enterprise. Steps have been made with sharding and distributed database technology,

                               but that’s not nearly enough. What organizations need is real-time access to data,

                               allowing immediate and actionable interpretation of events as they happen. What is

                               needed is an agile approach to Big Data, one that affords architects and developers

                               the freedom to rapidly support a wide variety of changing business requirements and  

                               needs – without a full “reset” of the Big Data infrastructure and toolset. This session

                               will provide a fresh look at the Big Data infrastructure – what we call “Agile Big Data.”

                               This agile approach is extremely revealing and offers a glimpse of a new paradigm for

                               advanced data infrastructures and management. 


When:                     Thursday, May 15, 2014, 6 p.m. ET


Where:                   Database Month (   

                              Times Square Arts Center – Roy Arias Studios, Room 404, 4th-Floor

                              300 W. 43rd St., New York, NY (map)


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Info:                      For more information or to arrange an interview with Issacson, contact Terri Douglas at

                             +1 (303) 581-7760 or email


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