Rick Greenwald

Rick Greenwald

Sr Director Analyst
Rick Greenwald is a data management expert in GITL and covers a number of areas, including operational database issues, data warehousing, high availability, data integration and cloud databases.

Mr. Greenwald has published research on deploying databases in the cloud and has spoken at more than a dozen Gartner Data and Analytics Summits.
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Monday, 08 June, 2020 02:30 PM|Monday, 08 June, 2020 03:15 PM
Data Management in a Multicloud and Intercloud World — Embrace the Inevitable!

The increased adoption of multicloud and intercloud deployments in support of data management solutions has important implications for data and analytics strategies. Data and analytics leaders must prepare for these impacts now, to ensure optimal use of cloud resources. How can you leverage the new cloud ecosystems effectively? What are the trade-offs between choice and the complexity it entails?

Monday, 08 June, 2020 06:00 PM|Monday, 08 June, 2020 06:45 PM
Ask the Expert: Choosing the Right Database Management System (DBMS) for Your Project

There are literally hundreds of choices for a DBMS — relational, nonrelational, open source, multimodel, dbPaaS. The confusion in the market grows daily about how to choose a DBMS, what is available, should I use open source and how to decide between relational and nonrelational. We will answer your questions on these topics and best practices for making a DBMS decision.
PLEASE NOTE: Reserved for end-users only. Pre-registration required.

Tuesday, 09 June, 2020 12:00 PM|Tuesday, 09 June, 2020 12:30 PM
Data Lakes, Data Warehouses and Data Hubs Are Not the Same: Know Their Capabilities and Purpose

Confusion persists regarding the role of data warehouses, data lakes and data hubs. They are NOT the same. While the names and terminology are less important than the principles and capabilities, data and analytics leaders need to know the capabilities and the value they provide. This session explains:
● What are data warehouses, data lakes and data hubs?
● What are the key differences between these concepts?
● How can they be used in combination to meet modern data and analytics needs?

Tuesday, 09 June, 2020 03:00 PM|Tuesday, 09 June, 2020 03:45 PM
Ask the Expert: Getting More from the Data Lake

Many organizations have created a data lake but find it difficult to use and maintain. In this roundtable we will discuss the issues around the data lake and what can be done to realize greater value from the data lake. The discussion will encompass: 1. What the issues seen with a data lake; 2. How to change the infrastructure to make the data lake less complex; and 3. How do we gain more business value from the data lake. PLEASE NOTE: Reserved for end-users only. Pre-registration required.

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