Date: Thursday, January 17, 2019
Time: 11:30 AM Eastern Standard Time
Duration: 1 hour
We live in a data-driven society that is experiencing tremendous growth. 33 Zettabytes (ZB) in 2018 to 175 ZB by 2025. The other big challenge isn't just storing the data, but how effectively the data is managed. New solutions for SQL Server database deployments have emerged that around data hyperconverged infrastructure lends themselves to optimized environments and is a game changer for storing, managing, delivering and database solutions such as SQL Server. In this webinar, we'll explore the right platforms around new requirements in database as well as application deployments. Most of all, we'll cover how to modernize your SQL and data architecture to support new, evolving demands.
Specifically, we'll cover:
- The Data Journey: Understanding growth and digital trends
- The Evolution of Your Database Solutions - what is on the horizon for SQL server databases
- Deployment Options: Traditional vs Hyperconverged
- Best Practices to Help You Modernize Your SQL Architecture and Data Model
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Bill Kleyman is an enthusiastic technologist with experience in a variety of industries. This includes data center, cloud, virtualization, security, AI, mobility, edge solutions, and much more. His architecture work includes large virtualization and cloud deployments as well as focusing on overcoming emerging business challenges. Bill enjoys writing, blogging, and educating colleagues around everything that is technology. During the day, Bill is the Director of Technology Solutions at EPAM where he works with AI, machine learning, blockchain solutions, DevOps, cloud, and advanced technologies to help engineer the digital future. Bill’s whitepapers, articles, video blogs and podcasts have been published and referenced on WindowsITPro, Data Center Knowledge, InformationWeek, NetworkComputing, TechTarget, DarkReading, Forbes, CBS Interactive, Slashdot, and many others.
Sean McKeown is a Technology Solutions Architect in Cisco’s Data Center Sales team where he has a global role designing customer solutions for big data deployments (running Hadoop, NOSQL databases, and similar massively parallel scale-out applications), as well as hybrid cloud, microservices, and traditional enterprise application architectures. As a Cloudera-certified Administrator for Apache Hadoop (CCAH) and a certified Turbonomic ACE, Sean also works closely with Cisco's internal development teams and external partners to help Cisco tailor its data center solutions for customers. Sean joined Cisco from Oracle Corporation, where he was IT Director in their Global IT Service Operations group, managing technical teams supporting Oracle's data center infrastructure services to enable their internal business applications, as well as their external xAAS customer solution offerings. Sean has over 20 years of IT industry experience spanning big data, data center technical sales, production data center management, Unix systems administration, storage management, backup and recovery, ITIL-based change management, and Hadoop, HBase and Oracle database administration. Sean has a M.S. in astrophysics from Northwestern University and a B.S. in physics from Georgetown University. Sean lives in Manitou Springs, CO with his wife and two children, and enjoys mountain biking, rock climbing, snowboarding, scuba diving, and amateur astronomy.
Sanjeev Naldurgkar is a Technical Marketing Engineer with Cisco UCS Data Center Solutions Group and has over 16 years of experience in the IT Infrastructure, Server virtualization, and Cloud Computing. He has been with Cisco for seven years focusing on the delivery of customer-driven solutions on Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware vSphere running on Cisco UCS.