SOURCE: Redis Labs

Redis Labs

March 08, 2016 04:58 ET

Media Alert: Redis Labs' Jason Forget to Speak at Structure Data Panel

Cloudera, DataStax, Mirantis and Elastic Search to Also Join Open Source Discussion

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 8, 2016) - Redis Labs, the home of Redis, today announced that Redis Labs' GM North America, Jason Forget, will be speaking on a panel with big data and open source leaders at the Structure Data 2016 Conference in San Francisco. The panel discussion titled, "Open Source: Show Me The Money!" will be held on Wednesday, March 9 at 3:45 p.m. PT.

At Structure Data 2016, Forget will be joined by Billy Bosworth, CEO for DataStax, Aaron Katz, SVP Worldwide Field Operations for Elastic and Alex Freedland, CEO for Mirantis. Moderated by Max Schireson, executive in residence at Battery Ventures and former CEO of MongoDB, the panel will discuss how they've successfully monetized an open source model while simultaneously building robust open source communities.

More information about the panel can be found below:

  • Structure Data: "Open Source: Show Me the Money"
  • Who: Jason Forget, GM of North America, Redis Labs; Max Schireson, Exective in Residence, Battery Ventures; Billy Bosworth, CEO, DataStax; Aaron Katz, SVP Worldwide Field Operation, Elastic; Alex Freedland, CEO, Mirantis
  • Topic: Open source software is a brilliant delivery model to drive user adoption. But is it possible to actually make money from free software? During this panel, key leaders from big-data and open source companies will discuss how they've successfully monetized an open source model--while simultaneously building robust communities. Executives from Redis Labs, DataStax, Elastic and Mirantis will also discuss the merits of different licensing strategies and service models, as well as share advice for building the right sales team and other key tactics for getting the open source model right.
  • When: Wednesday, March 9 at 3:45 p.m.
  • Where: Mission Bay Conference Center, San Francisco, CA 94158
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About Redis Labs
Redis Labs is the open source home and commercial provider of Redis, a database benchmarked as the world's fastest. Gartner has named the company as a Leader in its 2015 ODBMS Magic Quadrant. Redis Labs' software and service solutions power cutting edge applications with blazing fast enterprise-class Redis and are trusted by thousands of customers for high performance, seamless scalability, true high availability and best-in-class expertise. These solutions enhance popular Redis use cases such as real-time analytics, fast high-volume transactions, in-app social functionality, application job management, queuing and caching.

Redis is ranked the #1 NoSQL (and #2 database) in User Satisfaction and Market Presence by G2 Crowd, the top database technology on Docker by Datadog, the most popular NoSQL database in containers by and ClusterHQ, the #1 NoSQL among Top 10 Data Stores by Stackshare and both the fastest growing database since January 2013 and one of the top three NoSQL databases by DB-engines.

Contact Information

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    Leena Joshi
    Redis Labs
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    Melissa Roxas
    Inner Circle Labs for Redis Labs
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