IT Management & Leadership eMagazine
Eric David Benari, PMP

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.


Tackling Big Data with HPCC Systems, Hadoop & Pentaho BI Suite

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)

Migrating from SQL to NoSQL in the Real World

Couchbase Director of Product Management, Frank Weigel, presents in HD-video at Database Week real-world SQL-to-NoSQL migration

Elastically Scaling NewSQL Database on the Cloud

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

Making Sense of Big Data with Hadoop

A Database Week HD-video "primer" on using Hadoop with Big Data by Gwen Shapira, Senior Oracle DBA and Oracle ACE Director at Pythian

Learn VoltDB - the NewSQL in-memory RDBMS

John Piekos, Vice President of Engineering at VoltDB demonstrates their NewSQL in-memory RDBMS at Database Week (HD-Video)

NewSQL: Relational-Document Store in a Scalable Transactional DB

Sergei Tsarev, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer at Clustrix, a NewSQL company - HD-video of his presentation at Database Week

Maximize your Data with Real-Time Big Data Analytics and NOSQL

720p HD-video of Database Week presentation by Brian Clark, Vice President, Product Management at Objectivity

MongoDB: The Scalable and Agile Document Database

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 - NoSQL document-database combining Membase, Memcached & CouchDB

Couchbase VP of Engineering, Sharon Barr, discusses Membase, Memcached & CouchDB for Database Month in streaming 720p HD-video

How to Scale Big on MySQL? Break a Few Rules!

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)

SchoonerSQL: 5 9s availability from MySQL and InnoDB

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

MySQL High Availability Realized

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

MySQL High Availability Reloaded

CTO of SkySQL Ivan Zoratti presents in HD-video cool new tools and tricks to guarantee high availability to your MySQL servers

Renormalize: When SQL Meets Documents

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

MySQL Scaling Techniques and Best Practices

Doron Levari, Founder and CEO of Scalebase demonstrates for Database Month techniques and best practices to scale MySQL (in streaming HD-video)

HP Hatchery Startup Ecosystem - Scaling with CTOs

Video of the CTO panel discussion at the private invite-only HP Hatchery Startup Ecosystem event, consisting of CTOs from Gilt Groupe, and PlumWillow / NYC MySQL Group

MySQL at Facebook, Current and Future

Facebook's MySQL Database Engineer, Harrison Fisk, discusses how Facebook uses MySQL in HD-video at the Percona Live MySQL Conference NYC

Scaling Apps for Monster Traffic!

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.

PostgreSQL vs. MySQL, Pros & Cons

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.

Building Sustainable IT ROI

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.

How to Prepare Your Tech-Company to Get Funded or Acquired

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.

Shaping the Future, Leadership for IT Executives

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

So you want to become a CIO? Be careful what you wish for!

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.)

How to Get Your Tech-Startup Taken Seriously by a Big Company

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)

MongoDB, High-Performance SQL-Free Database

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.

Quick Wins: Performance Tuning + 3rd Party Patches for MySQL

HD 720p video of Percona Expert Morgan Tocker presenting MySQL Performance Tuning & 3rd Party Patches to the NYC MySQL Group at Sun Microsystems

HuffingtonPost CTO on Enterprise MySQL: Heavy-Traffic Management and Ultra-Availability

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.

Turn Lemons into Lemonade: Increase IT ROI when Resources are Reduced

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.