Distributed databases often exaggerate the strength of their safety properties. For the last year or so, I’ve been building tools to analyze database consistency, especially during network partitions. Since IP networks are nowhere near as reliable as we’d like to think, designing for node and network failure is a critical aspect of building reliable systems. [...]
Factual CEO and Founder Gil Elbaz spoke at the recent Launch Mobile & Wearables Summit in San Francisco. Listen to his discussion the about the exciting possibilities stemming from the availability of new types of data that can now be collected from mobile devices.
Bill Michels, our VP of Product & Partnerships, recently joined Jeffrey Franz (Sr. Director of Mobile, BlueKai) and Preetham V V (GM & Product Head, Brand, Commerce, InMobi) on a panel moderated by Anne Frisbie (VP & GM Global Supply, InMobi) during the 10th annual Advertising Week in New York. During the discussion, the panelists [...]
Tyler Bell, Director of Product here at Factual, will be speaking at the upcoming Strata Conference in Santa Clara. His session, titled “Bigger Than Any One — Solving Large-Scale Data problems with people and Machines”, will be on Wednesday 2/27/13 at 4:50 pm in Ballroom F. The informatic challenges of 2013 and beyond are bigger [...]
Gil will be participating on a panel “The Forest for the Trees: The Meanings of Data” at the upcoming Techonomy Conference on Sunday, November 11th in Tucson, Arizona at the Ritz Carlton. The panel discussion will be moderated by Harvard Business Review and include a lively debate about data patterns. We live in a world of [...]