Tim Hawkins

Tim Hawkins

With 29 years in the engineering world, Tim Hawkins is currently a liveblogger for SiliconANGLE.com. Tim spent 12 years in the defense industry, with tenures at the US Army Corps of Engineers and Northrop Grumman, before shifting focus to the manufacturing sector. Tim served as a product engineer for Abbott Labs, manufacturing engineer for ANS Medical, and as a test engineer for Flextronics, helping those companies to manufacture better products in a more productive and safe way.

Tim enjoys hardcore gaming, excessive reading, getting lost on the dark corners of the Internet and being a general introvert.

Latest from Tim Hawkins

Initial excitement around new tech doesn’t always predict success | #StructureConf

As the Structure conference enters its seventh year of production, one man has been involved with the show since the beginning. Derrick Harris of Mesosphere, Inc. sat down with George Gilbert, cohost of theCUBE, from the SiliconANGLE Media team, during Structure 2015 in San Francisco to talk about the conference’s evolution, as well as the emergence of […]

Handling the deluge of data: Enterprise solutions | #StructureConf

“Bringing zen to the deluge of data” is something most enterprises strive for. And that is exactly the tagline that Basho Technologies, Inc. uses to describe its scalable distributed systems. Adam Wray, CEO and president of Basho, spoke to George Gilbert, cohost of theCUBE, from the SiliconANGLE Media team, during Structure 2015 in San Francisco. Big […]

How SAP helped streamline modern database response time | #StructureConf

Decades ago, in-memory databases were divided into two distinct components: transactional databases and analytic databases. This was done because, in terms of response time, the analytic databases began to seriously outpace their transactional counterparts. However, because of SAP SE’s HANA database management system, analytic and transactional databases are being reunified, because HANA allows them to […]

How CoreOS took Google-style infrastructure to new heights | #StructureConf

Improving Internet security continues to be a priority for companies who want to run applications securely in any environment. And for CoreOS, Inc., its mission is to help organizations do just that. Alex Polvi, CEO of CoreOS Inc., a developer of Linux-based platforms and applications, spoke to George Gilbert, Wikibon’s Big Data analyst and cohost of theCUBE, from the SiliconANGLE […]