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Mohammed Al-Kateb (Amazon Redshift): The Evolution of Amazon Redshift

April 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

In this talk, we will discuss the evolution of Amazon Redshift over the past 10 years. We’ll discuss the Amazon Redshift architecture. We’ll dive deep in the lifecycle of executing a query in Amazon Redshift. And we’ll examine how Amazon Redshift continues to maintain a leading price/performance in the market.

Mohammed Alkateb leads the Query Optimizer team of Redshift – The Amazon AWS Distributed Cloud Data Warehouse that tens of thousands of customers rely on to gain the insight they need from their most critical data. Prior to joining Amazon, Mohammed spent over a decade with the Teradata Optimizer team as an individual contributor and engineering manager. Mohammed is also an adjunct professor at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and at California State University, Northridge (CSUN). Mohammed has 16 U.S. patents. And he has publications in research and industrial tracks of premier database conferences including EDBT, ICDE, SIGMOD and VLDB. Mohammed holds a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from The University of Vermont, and M.Sc. & B.Sc. degrees in Information Systems from Cairo University.


April 19
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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DBH 4011