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Evolving a Data System
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| by Simon Metson Follow 0 Followers on Apr 28, 2015 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in London, Mar 4 - 6, 2019. Join us!

Simon Metson approaches the problem of evolving a data system; some patterns and anti-patterns both technical (e.g. polyglot systems, lambda architectures) and organisational (e.g. data silos, lava layers) to help users understand and begin to plan the refactoring of both their data processing system and their organisation.


Simon Metson is a Product Manager in IBM's Cloud Data Services group, joining IBM via its 2014 acquisition of Cloudant. Simon joined Cloudant, the first database-as-a-service (DBaaS), in 2012, working on the Cloudant software, helping customers make the most of a DBaaS and building up the UK engineering team.

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