Webcast Alert: IBM and RainStor to Optimize Big Data on Hadoop

Webcast Alert: IBM and RainStor to Optimize Big Data on Hadoop 
Experts Discuss Steps for Building Efficient Hadoop Clusters,
Providing Standard SQL & Fast Performance on Feb. 21 at 11 a.m. PT 
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/14/13 --  RainStor, provider
of a database for Big Data that consistently delivers 90 percent cost
savings, will host a live webcast featuring Bruce Weed, program
director of Big Data Business Development at IBM, and Ramon Chen,
vice president of product management at RainStor, on Thursday, Feb.
21, at 11 a.m. PT/2 p.m. ET.  
The live webcast will review enterprise challenges around Big Data,
specifically as it relates to rolling out a Hadoop-based platform for
efficient data management. Attendees will learn how to deploy the
most efficient Hadoop cluster, and give users faster query access and
analysis using standard SQL, MapReduce and other techniques.  
Presenters will uncover real-world business use cases, and discuss
best practices recommended by IBM and RainStor for the most efficient
Hadoop solutions with built-in security, reliability and ease-of-use,
which all drive down cost and complexity. 
Attendees will learn how to:  

--  Deploy a balanced Hadoop cluster, optimized for both storage and CPU
--  Gain faster, more flexible analysis using real-time SQL, MapReduce and
    existing BI tools
--  Manage unlimited scalability as enterprise volume grows
--  Increase productivity and give business users the results they want --

To register for the live webcast, please visit http://bit.ly/UHvv02.  
About the Presenters
 Bruce Weed is the program director of Big Data
Business Development Worldwide for the Information Management brand
of the IBM Software Group. Bruce has extensive experience in business
development, sales and marketing. Additional skills and experience
lie in product and brand management, operational strategy, IT
strategy and software development. 
Ramon Chen is the vice president of product management at RainStor.
Ramon has been developing, marketing and selling enterprise tools,
applications and databases for more than 20+ years. His current
technical areas of interest and expertise include Big Data, Hadoop
and cloud computing. 
Additional Resources 

--  RainStor's Big Data Analytics on Hadoop Overview
--  RainStor Infographic
--  Get the Scoop on Hadoop Video
--  RainStor's Blog

About RainStor
 RainStor is the enterprise database company that
consistently delivers 90 percent cost savings to customers facing Big
Data and Data Warehousing challenges. RainStor's patented database
provides unprecedented levels of data compression combined with high
performance on-demand query access, resulting in tremendous cost
savings and improved operational efficiency.  
RainStor provides the flexibility for users to choose from the widest
variety of storage options, including NAS, SAN, CAS and even runs
natively with Hadoop allowing customers to leverage and extend the
life of their existing investment on low cost, commodity hardware.
Leading companies including Amdocs, Anritsu, Dell, HP and Teradata
partner with RainStor to deliver open, standards-based and
enterprise-grade Big Data solutions. For more information, visit
http://www.rainstor.com. Join the conversation at
Julie Tangen
Kulesa Faul for RainStor
(831) 251-3450
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