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Berlin Bettswords

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Getting away from the line-by-line details of code is necessary – the big picture matters. Getting away to Berlin, Germany, is a treat. I’ve spent most of a week at the Berlin Buzzwords Conference listening and talking about data management. It’s hard not to feel spoiled. Kudos to the event organizers; they created a nice environment for like-minded technologists to gather, interact and learn.


Below are a few brief insights and comments from the conference.

Web stacks.

Websites are linked by dynamic services – not simple URLs.

Recap of VoltDB for SQL Devs Webinar

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

We had a great turnout for the VoltDB for SQL Developers webinar on July 19th. The audience was engaged and asked many good questions. We had attendees from all over the US, Canada and Germany. I’d like to thank all those who attended and asked questions, and those who have contacted us since then with additional questions and feedback.


There were several questions in particular about partitioning and working with stored procedures, which hit upon what I think are the two most important concepts.


Partitioning enables scalability and throughput, by distributing both data storage and

Stonebraker Live! – Tonight!

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Register now to join us via live streaming!

Can’t make it to Santa Clara tonight? That doesn’t mean you can’t attend Stonebraker Live!


Join us via live stream at 6:30 p.m. Pacific to hear from database legend Mike Stonebraker, as well as VoltDB’s VP of Market Strategy, Mark Hydar, and Co-founder, Scott Jarr.

Strangeloop Conference Recap

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Last week in St. Louis, Dr. Michael Stonebraker gave the keynote address at the Strangeloop conference. His topic was In-Memory Databases – the Future is Now! Strangeloop is a fantastic multi-disciplinary tech conference run by Alex Miller (@puredanger) that may be the closest thing to geek heaven this side of graduate school. Alex and his crack staff, especially the ever-present Nick Cowan, kept things running very smoothly. The Peabody Opera House and its efficient staff provided an unusually opulent setting for discussions of concurrency, emerging languages, and alternative databases.



“VoltDB for SQL Developers” on YouTube

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Written by Tim Callaghan.


I presented VoltDB to the Boston MySQL User Group on 9/13, focusing on VoltDB technology from a SQL Developer’s point of view.


The two-hour video recording is available on YouTube.


Check it out, there were lots of great questions. I recommend it for VoltDB novices and users alike.