Speaker Bio

Merv Adrian

Merv Adrian

VP Analyst
Merv Adrian is an Analyst on the Data Management team following operational DBMS, Apache Hadoop, Spark, nonrelational DBMS and adjacent technologies. Mr. Adrian also tracks the increasing impact of open source on data management software and monitors the changing requirements for data security in information platforms.
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Monday, March 20, 2023 / 12:45 PM - 01:15 PM EDT
Foundations of Self-Service Data Management

Growing demand for data has created a bottleneck. How can organizations satisfy the increasing needs of data users without overburdening their technical teams? This session explores the state of self-service support across data management disciplines: why more self-service capabilities — including self-service data preparation, self-service data quality and self-service data integration, are becoming a necessity.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM EDT
Real-Time Stream Processing and Data in Motion

Organizations are using more of their data in real time to improve situational awareness and make better business decisions. Streaming and other real-time analytics are not rocket science — every data and analytics team can add them to its repertoire to improve their organization’s business results. When is real-time the "right time?" How do stream analytics differ from conventional BI and ML?

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 / 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM EDT
Roundtable: Database Management Systems - Complexities of Cloud and Hybrid

The database management market continues to rapidly transition. Cloud and dbPaaS have become the platform of choice and pricing models are under pressure from both open-source and the cloud.
- What is driving the data infrastructure transformation to new technologies?
- How are existing technologies changing and what new technologies are emerging to support this transformation?
- How are vendors addressing the shift to the cloud and how will the market evolve?

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