Seminars

DATE: Thursday, September 11, 2014
TIME: Noon - 1:00 pm
PLACE: RMCIC 4th Floor Panther Hollow Room - NOTE LOCATION

SPEAKER: Ankur Goyal, Director of Engineering, MemSQL

TITLE: MemSQL, a Distributed In-Memory SQL Database

ABSTRACT:
This talk will cover the major architectural design decisions with discussion on specific technical details as well as the motivation behind the big decisions. We will cover lockfree, code generation, durability/replication, distributed query execution, and clustering in MemSQL. We will then discuss some of the new directions for the product. Time permitting, we can discuss the company culture and what it's like to work at MemSQL.

BIO:
Ankur Goyal is the Director of Engineering at MemSQL. He is the team leader on developing horizontal scale-out capabilities for MemSQL's distributed in-memory database and also runs the forward deployed engineering team that is responsible for making customers successful with MemSQL. He specializes in distributed systems, compilers, and operating systems. Ankur studied computer science at Carnegie Mellon University and researched distributed data processing at Microsoft before joining MemSQL.

VISITOR HOST: Andy Pavlo
VISITOR COORDINATOR: Samantha Dinardo, sdinardo@cs.cmu.edu, 8-7660

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