Randy Guck is a Principal Engineer at Dell Software, working in their Aliso Viejo, California office. He has been developing software for over 30 years, filling various technical and leadership roles at companies including Dell, Quest Software, Borland Software, and Unisys. Randy's experience spans enterprise application domains such as client/server and peer-to-peer architectures, B2B eCommerce, transaction processing, and database technologies. Most recently, Randy lead a team that developed the Doradus database service, which extends the Cassandra NoSQL database with a REST API, graph database features, and high-performance OLAP queries. Randy holds six patents in the fields of eCommerce, multimedia management, and object databases.