George Anadiotis

George's got tech, data, and media, and he's not afraid to use them. Coming from an IT background, he's had the chance to learn to play many instruments on the way to becoming a one man band and an orchestrator: being a Gigaom analyst, serving Fortune 500, startups and NGOs as a consultant, building and managing projects, products and teams of all sizes and shapes, and getting involved in award-winning research among others. George runs Linked Data Orchestration:

Andrew Brust

Andrew Brust has worked in the software industry for 25 years as a developer, consultant, entrepreneur and CTO, specializing in application development, databases and business intelligence technology. He has been a developer magazine columnist and conference speaker since the mid-90s, and a technology book writer and blogger since 2005. Andrew serves as Senior Director, Technical Product Marketing and Evangelism at Datameer, a big data analytics company.

Tony Baer (dbInsight)

Tony Baer leads Ovum's Big Data research area. Over his 25 years in the industry, he has studied issues of data integration, software and data architecture, middleware, and application development. Having tracked the emergence of BI and data warehousing back in the 1990s, Baer sees similar parallels emerging in the world of Big Data today. His coverage focuses on how Big Data must become a first-class citizen in the data center, IT organization, and the business. Baer has a multi-disciplinary background touching the different tiers of enterprise software. His expertise in data management is complemented by deep background in software development platforms and middleware. Prior to joining Ovum, he was an independent analyst whose company onStrategies delivered market assessments and messaging advisory services to vendor clients. He co-authored some of the earliest books on the Java and .NET frameworks including Understanding the .NET Framework and J2EE Technology in Practice. He has spoken at numerous industry events covering data management, and has been chronicling the industry in his blog for over 15 years. His career began as a journalist with publications including Computerworld, Application Development Trends, Computergram, Software Magazine, Information Week, and Manufacturing Business Technology.

Latest Posts

Percona Open Source Survey: Variety remains the spice of life

Percona Open Source Survey: Variety remains the spice of life

We respond to George Anadiotis’ recent take on Percona’s open source data management survey. Most respondents are still actively experimenting with new databases and are not necessarily standardizing any single platform. That same trend applies to the cloud as well. Actually, that doesn’t make them much different from the rest of their IT colleagues.

24 hours ago by in Open Source

Microsoft Ignite postmortem: Cutting through the complexity

Microsoft Ignite postmortem: Cutting through the complexity

Among the hundreds of announcements coming out of last week’s Microsoft Ignite cnference, the theme that stood out was how Microsoft is extending the cloud and data footprint. But with such a rich portfolio of product offerings that often overlap, Microsoft’s challenge is getting the message clear on what’s the right fit for customers.

November 11, 2019 by in Microsoft

Teradata’s journey into the cloud

Teradata’s journey into the cloud

With Teradata transforming Vantage into a cloud-native platform, it is setting the stage toward democratizing the platform through new pricing schemes taking full advantage of cloud elasticity. In so doing, Teradata is also hoping broaden its reach by targeting disaffected Hadoop users, but with a message that may be too distracting.

October 28, 2019 by in Big Data Analytics

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