Eric David Benari, PMP
Executive Editor of the IT Management & Leadership eMagazine
Executive Editor of the IT Management & Leadership eMagazine and IT business expert, master-technologist, writer and speaker. Eric has been helping other business owners and technology leaders increase ROI and guide their IT teams to super-productivity for over 10-years.
Eric is also the organizer of the NYC Chief Executives, NY Enterprise 2.0 and NYC MySQL Group. His credentials include PMI-Certified Project Management Professional, Zend Certified Engineer (of PHP,) MySQL-Certified Developer & MySQL-Certified Database Administrator (DBA.)
He has been invited to speak at New York University (NYU,) Yeshiva University and Stern College as well as various IT conferences and has written for PHP Architect magazine on security, e-commerce & IT best-practices.
Dr. Flavio Villanustre, VP Infrastructure & Products, HPCC Systems and LexisNexis (and former-neurosurgeon!) discussing Big Data with HPCC Systems, Hadoop & Pentaho BI Suite (HD-video)
Couchbase Director of Product Management, Frank Weigel, presents in HD-video at Database Week real-world SQL-to-NoSQL migration
Video in HD of NuoDB CEO Barry Morris enlightening the Database Week audience to an exceptionally-innovative approach to scale a NewSQL database elastically on the cloud
A Database Week HD-video "primer" on using Hadoop with Big Data by Gwen Shapira, Senior Oracle DBA and Oracle ACE Director at Pythian
John Piekos, Vice President of Engineering at VoltDB demonstrates their NewSQL in-memory RDBMS at Database Week (HD-Video)
Sergei Tsarev, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer at Clustrix, a NewSQL company - HD-video of his presentation at Database Week
720p HD-video of Database Week presentation by Brian Clark, Vice President, Product Management at Objectivity
10gen CTO & Co-Founder, Eliot Horowitz, presents for Database Month how MongoDB blends ideas from RDBMS, key/value stores and large distributed systems like BigTable (HD-video)
Couchbase VP of Engineering, Sharon Barr, discusses Membase, Memcached & CouchDB for Database Month in streaming 720p HD-video
NYC Development Manager at Bazaarvoice, RC Johnson, discusses for Database Month which "rules" Bazaarvoice breaks in order to serve billions of monthly requests (HD 720p video)
CEO Jerry Rudisin describes in HD-video how SchoonerSQL can guarantee no lost or stale data and how it eliminates error-prone manual steps with MySQL failover and recovery
HD-video of Continuent CTO Edward Archibald demonstrating in a live demo how to build a highly-available, scalable, multi-site database infrastructure based on MySQL, MariaDB or Percona XtraDB
CTO of SkySQL Ivan Zoratti presents in HD-video cool new tools and tricks to guarantee high availability to your MySQL servers
HD-video of Akiban CTO Ori Herrnstadt demonstrating for Database Month their open source technology that makes SQL so powerful that it merges with documents and simplifies complex query execution
Doron Levari, Founder and CEO of Scalebase demonstrates for Database Month techniques and best practices to scale MySQL (in streaming HD-video)
Video of the CTO panel discussion at the private invite-only HP Hatchery Startup Ecosystem event, consisting of CTOs from Gilt Groupe, Blip.tv and PlumWillow / NYC MySQL Group
Facebook's MySQL Database Engineer, Harrison Fisk, discusses how Facebook uses MySQL in HD-video at the Percona Live MySQL Conference NYC
An accelerated-learning crash-course on MySQL caching, sharding and replication in 720p HD-video by Peter Zaitsev, CEO and Founder of Percona, the MySQL-performance company.
HD-video of Ed Boyajian, CEO of EnterpriseDB, the Enterprise Postgres company, demonstrating why Postgres is better than MySQL to the NYC MySQL Group at the NY headquarters of Oracle.
The ROI of IT initiatives can vary dramatically during a project's lifecycle. This MIT CIO Corner article (reprinted with permission) explains how to establish solid IT ROI that is sustainable.
Mike Dunn, CTO of Hearst Interactive Media, Founding-CTO of Dell Online & Former-CTO at Time Warner teaches tech-entrepreneurs how to get funded or acquired in Hi-Def 720p video.
Larry Bonfante, Chief Information Officer at the United States Tennis Association (USTA) presents in High-Definition 720p video: Shaping the Future, Leadership for IT Executives
Jane Landon, Chief Information Officer of the NYC Department of Finance & former-CIO at both Microsoft and Prudential shares her insight on becoming a CIO (in Full-HD 720p video.)
Tammy Hepps, CTO of NBC Universal iVillage presenting to the NYC MySQL Group at Sun Microsystems: How to Get Your Tech-Startup Taken Seriously by a Big Company (Full-HD 720p video)
Video in Full-HD of 10gen CEO & DoubleClick Co-Founder Dwight Merriman presenting MongoDB, High-Performance SQL-Free Database to the NYC MySQL Group at Sun Microsystems.
HD 720p video of Percona Expert Morgan Tocker presenting MySQL Performance Tuning & 3rd Party Patches to the NYC MySQL Group at Sun Microsystems
Video of Paul Berry, Chief Technical Officer of the HuffingtonPost presenting strategies for survival under high-traffic along with Jim Bartus, HuffingtonPost Lead System Administrator.
IT can thrive by embracing Enterprise 2.0 and utilizing new trends to improve business processes, even while many CIOs are enduring a reduction in resources. This is the beauty of IT; success often correlates more with technological ingenuity than the quantity of resources available.