Michael Rys

Michael Rys
Program Manager, Microsoft Corp.

Michael Rys, earned his PhD at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Database Systems and did post-doctoral research into semistructured data and information integration at the Stanford University Database group. Ever since he left academia, he has worked at Microsoft as a program manager specializing in Database Systems, SQL and Beyond Relational Data and Services scenario that includes unstructured and semi-structured data management, Search, Spatial, XML and now NoSQL paradigms. He also serves as Microsoft representative to the W3C XQuery working group and the ANSI SQL standards committee. He has presented at many database conferences including VLDB, SIGMOD, SQLPASS, NoSQLNow and now the Strata conference. You can find several of his webcasts and presentations online and he can be followed at @SQLServerMike (when he finds time to tweet). In his spare time, he enjoys getting outdoors with his family enjoying Pacific Northwest hikes and ski slopes, some of which remind his of his native Switzerland.

Sessions

Deep Data, A-B
Michael Rys (Microsoft Corp.)
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Contrary to popular belief, SQL and NoSQL are not at odds with each other, they are duals—in fact NoSQL should really be called coSQL. Recognizing this duality can change the way we think about which technology to use when, and what we need to invest in next. Read more.

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