SOURCE: Basho Technologies

Basho Technologies

September 26, 2011 03:00 ET

Basho Technologies, Erlang Solutions and Trifork AS Announce Big Data and NoSQL Road Show

Intensive, One-Day Events in Cities Around the World Set to Illustrate Key Methods for Managing "Big Data" and Embracing NoSQL Technologies

SAN FRANCISCO, CA and AARHUS, DENMARK--(Marketwire - Sep 26, 2011) - Basho Technologies, the provider of distributed database and storage management solutions; Erlang Solutions Ltd., the driver behind the worldwide uptake of the Erlang development environment; and Trifork AS, a leading IT solutions provider to the financial and public sectors, have announced the initial dates of a multi-city road show series of events. These intensive, one-day events are designed to educate CIOs and other IT leaders tackling "Big Data" and NoSQL projects about the benefits and tradeoffs necessary for success.

Keynoting the events will be Matthew Aslett, senior analyst with industry research firm The 451 Group and expert on emerging data technologies. Aslett will kick off the day's events with an overview of trends in the data space, as well as provide insights into where the market is going. In addition, all attendees of the event will receive a complimentary 451 Group report, a $3,000 value.

Other speakers will include Steve Vinosky, architect at Basho and respected voice in the distributed systems community. Also speaking will be experts on building distributed, highly available non-relational data systems from Basho, Erlang Solutions and Trifork.

The dates and locations for the first leg of the world tour include:

October 12 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
November 29 - London, UK
December 1 - Stockholm, Sweden

Attendees can register for these events at:

"Concepts like Big Data and NoSQL require a new mindset around capturing, storing and processing the explosive amount of data in today's businesses," said Don Rippert, CEO of Basho Technologies. "Events like these help decision makers understand the benefits of distributed data solutions such as Riak, as well as the trade-offs one must make to ensure a successful project."

About Basho Technologies

Basho Technologies, Inc., founded in 2008 by a core group of software architects, engineers, and executive leadership from Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), has offices in San Francisco, California, Cambridge, Massachusetts and Reston, Virginia. Basho's flagship solution, Riak, is a distributed data store that combines extreme fault tolerance, rapid scalability, and ease of use to meet the needs of the rapidly expanding Big Data management and storage software market. Designed from the ground up to work with applications that run on the Internet and mobile networks, Riak is particularly well-suited for users of cloud infrastructure such as Amazon's AWS and Joyent's Smart platform and is available in both an open source and a paid commercial version. For more information about Basho visit or contact Basho for a trial of Riak.

About Trifork AS

Trifork develops, sells and delivers IT solutions to the financial and public sector in Denmark. In Trifork Academy, Trifork organizes software development conferences, courses and technological networks nationally and internationally: iPhone Developer Day in Zurich, Geneva and London, QCon in San Francisco USA and London UK, JAOO in Aarhus DK, Brisbane and Sydney OZ, SpringOne in Amsterdam NL, and RubyFoo in London UK. Trifork is a leading provider of software training focusing on SCRUM, Agile, Spring, .NET and Java disciplines. Trifork has 130 employees distributed in offices in Aarhus, Copenhagen, California and Switzerland.

Learn more about Trifork AS at

About Erlang Solutions Ltd

Erlang Solutions specialises in supporting businesses with the creation, integration, delivery and lifetime support of products and services based on the Erlang programming language, from small developers to Fortune 500 corporations. Unlike other software services companies Erlang Solutions is the only company of its kind totally focused on Erlang and the Erlang community, offering industry-leading research, development, training and worldwide support for businesses using Erlang.

Erlang Solutions helps its customers to realise the potential of Erlang-based solutions, with all the inherent benefits of the low lifetime cost, extreme reliability and scalability, which Erlang offers. Erlang Solutions has offices in London, Stockholm and Krakow.

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