How Sky architected

their data infrastructure

for customer experience at scale.

November 21st 2018, 6PM

The Arch Hotel | London, UK

Sky is always striving to innovate and create great customer experience. Embracing digital transformation is key to providing personalised and customised content, but neither rich features nor personalisation have any value if applications cannot cope with peak demand. To ensure a high level of service and to avoid degradation, Sky transformed their application architecture and moved away from Oracle RDBMS to NoSQL technologies, using Couchbase for critical applications like cross platform authentication. This enabled: New levels of agility that’s driven even more innovation from the development team High performance at scale (12k transactions per second with 8m+ concurrent users) Guaranteed availability with features like Cross Datacenter Replication (XDCR) and multi-dimensional scaling.

You are invited to this exclusive roundtable dinner where Sky UK will talk through lessons learnt on their journey from Oracle to Couchbase and how this enabled product innovation. We will have an open discussion on current data challenges in today’s massively interactive enterprise and discuss ways you can optimise your own data architectures.

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David Jambor
Persistence Lead – Sky

David Jambor is the Persistence Team Lead at Sky UK and is responsible for data persistence across the company. David leads a team of consultants providing expertise on such technologies as databases, messaging systems and aggregation tools, ensuring Sky continues to provide superb customer experience through digital transformation. David’s team also evaluates emerging technologies to determine their suitability to current and future business requirements.


The Arch Hotel – Set in a Georgian townhouse filled with artwork by British artists, this ritzy hotel is on a tree-lined residential road in the upscale Marylebone area. It’s a 5-minute walk from Marble Arch tube station and a mile from the shops on Regent Street.

Address: 50 Great Cumberland Pl, Marylebone, London W1H 7FD

Wednesday, 21 st November 2018 | 6:00PM – 10:00PM


Couchbase’s mission is to be the data platform that revolutionizes digital innovation. To make this possible, Couchbase created the world’s first Engagement Database to help deliver ever-richer and ever more personalized customer and employee experiences. Built with the most powerful NoSQL technology, the Couchbase Data Platform was architected on top of an open source foundation for the massively interactive enterprise. Our geo-distributed Engagement Database provides unmatched developer agility and manageability, as well as unparalleled performance at any scale, from any cloud to the edge.

Couchbase has become pervasive in our everyday lives; our customers include industry leaders Amadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney, DreamWorks Animation, eBay, Marriott, Neiman Marcus, Tesco, Tommy Hilfiger, United, Verizon, Wells Fargo, as well as hundreds of other household names. For more information, visit



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