Percona Live 2017 Open Source Database Conference

April 24 - 27, 2017

Santa Clara, California

Álvaro Hernández

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Álvaro Hernández

CEO, 8Kdata


Álvaro is a geek entrepreneur. Based in Madrid, Spain, he is the Founder and CEO of 8Kdata (, a database R&D company. He spends most of his time working on the ToroDB ( project, the first NoSQL-on-SQL database, a MongoDB-compatible database that runs on top of a RDBMS. He is a passionate Java software developer and open source advocate, contributing as much as possible to the community. Álvaro is a frequent speaker at database and Java conferences (10+/year) all around the world.


26 April - 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM at Ballroom G
There are many valid reasons to want your MongoDB data to interact with the relational/SQL ecosystem: the humongous amount of tools available; the ability to use the SQL query language; or the need for really fast aggregate queries. However, this process is not easy: it requires designing the schema, which is ever changing; and a batch ETL process, which might require external tools. Enter... [read more]