Aster Data Hosting Big Data Summit 2010 Dallas to Showcase New Solutions for Big Data Management and Advanced Analytics

Speakers Include ShareThis, Colin White of BI Research and Sponsors MicroStrategy and Dell

San Carlos, CA - April 8, 2010 - Aster Data, a proven leader dedicated to providing the best data processing and data management platform for advanced analytics and data-driven applications, today announced the third Big Data Summit to be held on April 27 in the Dallas, Texas area. Sponsored by Aster Data, MicroStrategy, and Dell, the event will highlight advancements in big data management and advanced analytics. Presenters will discuss how they are using massively parallel data warehouses, advanced analytics frameworks, as well as technologies like MapReduce and cloud computing to manage large volumes of data and gain deeper business insights through advances in analytics.

Located at the Joule Hotel, the Big Data Summit 2010 Dallas will feature customers, thought-leading industry analysts in data warehousing and analytics, and leading-edge technology providers. As with prior Aster Data events where executives from LinkedIn, Intuit, and Mobclix presented best practices for big data analytics, speakers at the Dallas event will discuss new, innovative solutions and trends in big data management and advanced analytics which provide opportunities across industries in areas such as:

  • Customer analytics – click-stream, segmentation, targeting, and retail market basket analysis
  • Financial service analytics - anti-money laundering, householding, and cross-sell
  • Communication analytics - service personalization, call data record (CDR), and caller network analysis

Presenters include:

  • Lenin Gali, Director, ShareThis
  • Colin White, Industry Analyst, BI Research
  • Tom Villani, Vice President, MicroStrategy
  • Sharmila Shahani-Mulligan, Executive Vice President, Aster Data

Attendees will learn about the convergence of traditional data warehousing, in-database analytics and transformations, cloud computing, and new parallel-processing approaches like MapReduce and Hadoop that are being used to get faster, deeper insights to big data. Following the discussion there will be an open forum for networking as well as lunch. To register for this April 27th event, go to http://www.bigdatasummit.com/2010/dallas/.

About Aster Data
Aster Data is a proven leader in big data management and big data analysis for data-driven applications.  Aster Data’s nCluster is the first MPP data warehouse architecture that allows applications to be fully embedded within the database engine to enable ultra-fast, deep analysis of massive data sets. Aster Data's unique “applications-within™” approach allows application logic to exist and execute with the data itself. Termed a “Massively Parallel Data-Application Server,” Aster Data’s solution effectively utilizes Aster’s patent-pending SQL-MapReduce together with parallelized data processing and applications to address the big data challenge. Companies using Aster Data include Coremetrics, MySpace, Akamai, Full Tilt Poker, and ShareThis. Aster Data is headquartered in San Carlos, California and is backed by Sequoia Capital, JAFCO Ventures, IVP, and Cambrian Ventures, as well as industry visionaries including David Cheriton, Ron Conway, and Rajeev Motwani. For more information please visit http://www.asterdata.com, or call 1.888.Aster.Data.

Aster Data, Aster Data nCluster, the Aster logo and Applications-Within™ are registered trademarks of Aster Data. All other brands and trademarks referenced herein are acknowledged to be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.

Press Contact:
Marlena Fernandez
ZAG Communications for Aster Data

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