SOURCE: Embarcadero Technologies

Embarcadero Technologies

August 31, 2015 08:00 ET

Speakers and Conference Sessions Announced for Embarcadero Data University 2015

DataU Designed to Boost Database/Data Architecture Skills and Improve Productivity for Data Professionals; Registration for the Conference Is Now Open

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 31, 2015) - Embarcadero Technologies, a leading provider of software solutions for data architecture and database development, today announced the complete list of speakers and sessions for its Data University Conference (DataU) on September 23-24, 2015. Designed to boost database/data architecture skills and improve productivity for data professionals, this online conference will provide insights into best practices, tips and tricks, and future trends on managing enterprise data. With topics targeted for data modelers and architects, DBAs, and database developers, the conference sessions will be led by Embarcadero's foremost product experts and industry thought leaders, and will focus on a "Prepare for the Future" theme. To register to attend the Embarcadero DataU Conference visit:

September 23

6:00am - 6:45am Best Practices for the Proactive DBA
Sultan Shiffa - Embarcadero
7:00am - 7:45am Addressing Mobilization & the Edge of IoT Challenges using ER/Studio & InterBase
Stephen Ball - Embarcadero
8:00am - 8:45am DB PowerStudio Product Address: Focusing on DBMS Performance Every Step of the Way
Brett Hawton - Embarcadero
9:00am - 9:45am Embarcadero Keynote - Data: The Four-Letter Word Everyone is Using
Wes Kranz - Embarcadero
10:00am - 10:45am ER/Studio Product Address: The Future of Data Modeling is Here
Ron Huizenga & Rob Loranger - Embarcadero
11:00am - 11:45am Understanding Hardware: The Right Fights for the DBA to Pick with the Server Hardware Team
Joseph D'Antoni - Denny Cherry and Associates Consulting
12:00pm - 12:45pm The Five Big Myths of Big Data
Rick van der Lans - R20/Consultancy BV
1:00pm - 1:45pm Making Sure That Your SQL Server Backups Are Not Useless
Edwin Sarmiento - 15C
2:00pm - 2:45pm Measurements, Scales & Encoding for Database
Joe Celko
3:00pm - 3:45pm Map your Master Data Landscape
Rob Loranger - Embarcadero
4:00pm - 4:45pm Ten Common Warehouse Modeling Mistakes
Michael Blaha - Modelsoft Consulting Corp

September 24

6:00am - 6:45am Take Control with Team Server
Mohammad Ahmed - Embarcadero
7:00am - 7:45am Harvesting Metadata from ERP and CRM Packages: What's the Problem?
Nick Porter - Silwood Technology Ltd
8:00am - 8:45am SQL Server Performance Troubleshooting: Ancient Problems and Modern Solutions
Pinal Dave
9:00am - 9:45am Pragmatic Governance for Heterogeneous Data Stores
Julian Clemas-Howard & Mark Barringer
10:00am - 10:45am How to Recognize when SQL Windowing Functions are Likely to Help Improve Database Performance
Richard Baroniunas - Baron Software
11:00am - 11:45am Is Your Data an Asset or Liability?
Joseph Maggi - Agilarc
12:00pm - 12:45pm Ensuring a Sustainable Architecture for Data Analytics
Claudia Imhoff - Intelligent Solutions, Inc.
1:00pm - 1:45pm What Performance IQ Can Do for You
Scott Walz - Embarcadero
2:00pm - 2:45pm Championing the Data Model Scorecard within your Organization
Steve Hoberman - Steve Hoberman & Associates, LLC
3:00pm - 3:45pm Performance Tuning your Backups and Restores
John Sterrett - Procure SQL LLC
4:00pm - 4:45pm The Business Value of Data Modeling
Ron Huizenga - Embarcadero

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About Embarcadero Technologies
Embarcadero Technologies, Inc. is a leading provider of award-winning tools for application developers and database professionals so they can design systems right, build them faster and run them better, regardless of their platform or programming language. Ninety of the Fortune 100 and an active community of more than three million users worldwide rely on Embarcadero products to increase productivity, reduce costs, simplify change management and compliance, and accelerate innovation. Founded in 1993, Embarcadero is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices located around the world. To learn more, please visit