Rob Hedgpeth

Director, Developer Relations @MariaDB

Rob Hedgpeth has been slinging code since the early 2000's. Like many others, he started his journey by building pretty horrendous looking websites. Fortunately, for the world, he has since evolved and has branched out to a variety of projects across web, desktop, mobile, and IoT. Throughout the years he has contributed to the architecture and development of many apps using a large array of languages and technologies. Now as a developer evangelist for MariaDB, Rob gets to combine his love for technology with his mission to fuel developers' curiosity and passion.

Sponsored Case Study

Future of Databases: Combining Operational and Analytical Data at Massive Scale

A lot of things are deemed a “game-changer” these days, but distributed SQL actually deserves the moniker. Distributed SQL databases are relational databases engineered with a distributed architecture to scale out on commodity hardware, on premises or in the cloud - without any trade-offs. These databases retain standard SQL, ACID transactions and strong consistency while adding unprecedented levels of scalability. But that's only the tip of the iceberg.

In this session, you will get a quick look at MariaDB's distributed SQL implementation, Xpand, and how it takes database elasticity, scale and high availability to the next level. Diving deeper, you'll be introduced to the novel concept of MariaDB's columnar indexing with distributed SQL, and how it can be used to dramatically improve the execution speed of analytical queries on massive datasets.


Tuesday Nov 2 / 02:15PM PDT (45 minutes)

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