On-Demand Webinar: What’s Disrupting the Database Status Quo (and What You Should Do About It)

For years, a handful of database providers have controlled nearly 80% of the market. However, there are a growing number of indicators that a shift may be underway, the most visible example being Oracle’s recent "miss" in quarterly license revenue.  

In this webinar, Bob Wiederhold, CEO of Couchbase, will offer insights into what’s driving the change in the database market, and highlight considerations for making database choices in light of this change.

Register for this webinar to learn:

  • How the convergence of three major technology trends is driving new requirements for data management
  • Why traditional relational database systems can’t adapt to the data management needs of modern applications
  • Why application teams are adopting technologies such as NoSQL to develop new applications


Featured speaker:

Bob Wiederhold, CEO, Couchbase

Bob Wiederhold

Bob has more than 25 years of high technology experience. Until an acquisition by IBM in 2008, Bob served as chairman, CEO, and president of Transitive Corporation, the worldwide leader in cross-platform virtualization with over 20 million users. Previously, he was president and CEO of Tality Corporation, the worldwide leader in electronic design services, whose revenues and size grew to almost $200 million and had 1,500 worldwide employees. Bob held several executive general management positions at Cadence Design Systems, Inc., an electronic design automation company, which he joined in 1985 as an early stage start-up and helped to grow to more than $1.5 billion during his 13 years at the company. Bob also headed High Level Design Systems, a successful electronic design automation start-up that was acquired by Cadence in 1996. Bob has extensive board experience having served on both public (Certicom, HLDS) and private company boards (Snaketech, Tality, Transitive, FanfareGroup).


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