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Greenplum Advisors, Scott McNealy and Tim O'Reilly, to Speak at 2010 Greenplum Days Event in Las Vegas

Mar 31, 2010 (07:03 PM EDT)
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SAN MATEO, Calif., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenplum Software today announced that Greenplum Advisors, Scott McNealy and Tim O'Reilly, will speak at the 2010 Greenplum Days event in Las Vegas, April 12 and 13, 2010.

Tim O'Reilly's presentation will begin at 3:30 pm PDT on Monday April 12, 2010.

Scott McNealy's presentation will begin at 9:00 am PDT on Tuesday April 13, 2010.

Scott McNealy and several other industry experts provide a preview of what Greenplum will be announcing at Greenplum Days in this video.

Scott McNealy cofounded Sun Microsystems 28 years ago and built an iconic company that generated more than $200 billion in revenue during its independent existence. Scott describes his current focus as being "a husband, a father of four, and a coach, builder and leader of people who want to make a difference."

Scott McNealy is currently serving as an executive advisor to Greenplum Software. In this capacity Scott provides guidance and counsel to members of the Greenplum team in such areas as strategic planning, business development, and community initiatives. Scott has no financial stake in the company; his role is voluntary and without remuneration.

Tim O'Reilly is the founder and CEO of O'Reilly Media, Inc., thought by many to be the best computer book publisher in the world. In addition to Foo Camps ("Friends of O'Reilly" Camps, which gave rise to the "un-conference" movement), O'Reilly Media also hosts conferences on technology topics, including the Web 2.0 Summit, the Web 2.0 Expo, the O'Reilly Open Source Convention, the Gov 2.0 Summit, and the Gov 2.0 Expo.

Tim's blog, the O'Reilly Radar, "watches the alpha geeks" to determine emerging technology trends, and serves as a platform for advocacy about issues of importance to the technical community. Tim's long-term vision for his company is to change the world by spreading the knowledge of innovators.

About Greenplum Days

Greenplum Days is an invitation-only event for Greenplum customers, partners, employees and special guests which takes place April 12 and 13, 2010 at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas, and will run alongside the Gartner Business Intelligence Summit. Greenplum will make several key announcements at the event. A preview of what Greenplum will announce can be found here. Requests for invitations can be sent to days@greenplum.com

About Greenplum

Greenplum Software is the pioneer of Enterprise Data Cloud(TM) distributed system solutions for large-scale data warehousing and analytics, providing customers with next-generation database capabilities including multi-petabyte scale on commodity hardware, elastic expansion and self-service provisioning, and massively parallel analytic processing. Data-driven businesses around the world, including NASDAQ OMX, NYSE Euronext, NTT DOCOMO, Reliance Communications, eBay and Fox Interactive Media/MySpace, have adopted the Greenplum Database to support their mission-critical business functions. For more information, visit www.greenplum.com.

SOURCE Greenplum Software