Software Fellow, Progress
Richard Banville is an OpenEdge Fellow at Progress. He joined Progress in 1993 with a background in operating system test and development. While working on OpenEdge products, Richard has focused primarily on the database storage manager and its related products. His areas of interest include performance, concurrent programming, and improving usability. Richard likes nothing more than discussing potential new features for the database with others. If you've used any new feature of the OpenEdge database in the past 25 years, you can bet that Richard had a hand in its conception, architecture or development.
Wed, 08 May | 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Let’s Talk: Five 9’s
Reaching the Five 9's threshold of high availability is challenging, but Progress is committed to helping you achieve it. In this session we will review enhancements recently delivered and currently planned in the OpenEdge 12.x series followed by an open mic discussion where you can share what uptime issues plague you most. Moderated by the OpenEdge team, this open discussion provides you with the opportunity to influence the OpenEdge product roadmap features that will help to keep your apps up and running.
Wed, 08 May | 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
Birds of a Feather: Performance Track: Let’s Talk Application Performance
You want your application to run more efficiently and respond more quickly. In this session, you’ll learn about the collaborative work Progress has been doing with some of you, how we’re approaching the problem of ABL Application Performance, and how you can get in on the fun. You’ll hear about updates to existing tools and what new tools we’re using to get a handle on improving application performance.