Rick Glick
Keynote title : Current Trends in Analytic Databases


The talk will discuss some recent history and current trends around analytic relational technologies. Topics to be briefly covered include: Columnar Analytic Databases, SQL on Hadoop, cloud centric deployments and problems of scale. The talk will also discuss approximate query processing as one of the main approaches to dealing with scale.

Short Bio

Rick has been working in the database industry for over 20 years. He's worked to build some of the largest deployed "Data Warehouses" in the World. He spent 17 years with Teradata where most recently he served as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Teradata’s Database Engineering group, where he was responsible for product direction and vision. In that position, Glick focused on data loading, manageability, extensibility, and performance initiatives. His Teradata career spans back to 1991 when he was one of Teradata’s first professional services employees hired to work on the noted Wal-Mart account in Bentonville, Arkansas. After Teradata Rick was the Vice President of Technology and Architecture for ParAccell a Columnar MPP database that provides the database technology behind Amazon's Redshift database. Most recently Rick is working with Infobright working on parallel processing and approximate query techniques. Rick has a BS in Computer Science from Iowa State University.

Important dates

  • Call for event proposals: October 31, 2014
  • Paper submission: Friday May 08 2015 23:59:59 pm HST
  • Position paper submission: June 01, 2015
  • Acceptance decision: June 15, 2015
  • Final version of paper submission: July 01, 2015
  • Final deadline for discounted fee: July 31, 2015
  • Conference dates: September 13-16, 2015

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Prof. Lena Kolarska-Bobińska

Minister of Science
and Higher Education

Prof. Michał Kleiber

President of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Andrzej Halicki

Minister of Administration
and Digitization

Witold Stępień

Marszałek Województwa

Hanna Zdanowska

Mayor of the City of Lodz

Professor Stanisław Bielecki

His Magnificence Rector of Łódź University of Technology