Chat with Cash Coleman talking ClearDB, cloud database and Johnny Cash

April 24, 2014 – 1:47 am

Podcast with Cash Coleman talking ClearDB, cloud database and Johnny Cash


In this episode from the SNIA DSI 2014 event I am joined by Cashton Coleman (@Cash_Coleman).

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Introducing Cashton (Cash) Coleman and ClearDB

Cashton (Cash) is a Software architect, product mason, family bonder, life builder, idea founder along with Founder & CEO of SuccessBricks, Inc., makers of ClearDB. ClearDB is a provider of MySQL database software tools for cloud and physical environments. In our conversation talk about ClearDB, what they do and whom they do it with including deployments in cloud’s as well as onsite. For example if you are using some of the Microsoft Azure cloud services using MySQL, you may already be using this technology. However, there is more to the story and discussion including how Cash got his name, how to speed up databases for little and big data among other topics.

If you are a database person, you will want to listen to what Cash has to say about boosting performance and getting more value out of your physical hardware or cloud services. On the other hand if you are a storage person, listen in to get some insight and ideas on to address database performance and resiliency. For others who just like to listen to new trends, technology talk, or hear about emerging companies to keep an eye on, you wont want to miss the podcast conversation.

Topics and themes discussed:

  • Traditional and Cloud Database
  • MySQL and Database as a Service (DaaS)
  • Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Little Data, Big Data and Big Data Databases
  • Boosting database performance with less hardware
  • Getting more value out of fast SSD hardware
  • Database performance and resiliency
  • What’s the Johnny Cash and Cloud Connection
  • Check out ClearDB and listen in to the conversation with Cash podcast here.

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