Use Your MySQL Knowledge to Become an Instant MongoDB Guru

Trends in Architecture and Design
12 November 5:00pm - 5:50pm @ Cromwell 1-2
Experience level: 
Intermediate
Duration: 
50 minutes conference
MongoDB is a popular NoSQL DBMS that shares the ease-of-use and quick setup that made MySQL famous. But is MongoDB really up to the job? Is it right for your applications? If you understand MySQL well, you know how database systems work. In this talk we will demonstrate how to lean on your knowledge of topics like schema design, query optimization, indexing, sharding, and high availability to analyze the strengths and weaknesses of MongoDB. System design is all about asking the right questions. Use your MySQL expertise to identify those questions and unlock your inner guru!


Speakers

CEO, Continuent
Biography: 
Robert has over 30 years of experience in database and application engineering. Prior to Continuent, he worked on object-relational databases and transaction processing at Sybase. He also held senior engineering positions at Portera and Exigen Group, where he designed and operated software-as-a-service applications. Robert is the original designer of Continuent's Tungsten solution.
VP/Engineering, Tokutek
Biography: 
Tim Callaghan is the Vice President of Engineering at Tokutek, creators of TokuDB. A long time database fanatic, Tim has 20 years experience building and administering database applications for commercial and internal usage. Tim spent two years at VoltDB, where he led the field engineering efforts, was the point contact for all commercial and community customers, and served as Product Manager. Before that, he was the Chief System Architect at CrunchTime Information Systems, building their SaaS restaurant solutions and distributed database offerings for the cruise industry.

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