Dr. Jian Fan

Jian Fan

Dr. Jian Fan

Director of Platform Architecture
Huatai Securities

Dr. Fan Jian graduated from Shanghai University with a major in Computer Applications. He is an expert in cloud computing and big data, and was granted the Prize for Progress of Science and Technology of Shanghai. Dr. Fan has published numerous papers, 15 indexed by SCI/EI/ISTP. He has published a book, and currently has 20 patent applications pending. Dr. Fan joined Huatai Securities Co., Ltd. in April, 2015 as the Director of Platform Architecture and is responsible for the company's overall platform architecture planning, research and development work.

Wednesday, April 12
1:10 pm - 2:00 pm

Huatai Securities is one of the leading comprehensive securities groups in China, with brokerage and investment services for a broad customer base that is supported by the most stockbrokers in China. The company also maintains a leading internet platform to support the company’s extensive transactions in the stock exchange field. In 2015, the company replaced Oracle with MariaDB in its production environment, and is now the biggest user of MariaDB in China’s financial sector.

This talk is aimed at:

  • Providing an overview of how Huatai uses open source

  • Discussing reasons to migrate from Oracle to MariaDB, including security, fees, and reliability

  • Sharing the benefits of making the switch, including disaster recovery technology to ensure data security and integrity