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October 3-5, 2016

Amsterdam, Netherlands

One Tool to Rule Them All: Seamless SQL on MongoDB, MySQL and Redis with Apache Spark

One Tool to Rule Them All: Seamless SQL on MongoDB, MySQL and Redis with Apache Spark

 5 October 2:10 PM - 2:35 PM @ St. Gallen
Experience level: 
25 minutes demo
Tools and Techniques


This will be a demonstration and lecture on using Apache Spark to seamlessly query/join/etc. several different data stores. To showcase this flexibility, I will demo some operations on data stored in an SQL RDBMS (MySQL), a document database (MongoDB) and a key/value store (Redis) using SQL and Spark. Slides to come!


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Tim Vaillancourt

Senior Technical Operations Architect, Percona


Tim joined Percona in 2016 as Sr. Technical Operations Architect for MongoDB with a goal to make the operations of MongoDB as smooth as possible. With experience operating infrastructures in industries such as government, online marketing/publishing, SaaS and gaming combined with experience tuning systems from the hard disk all the way up to the end-user, Tim has spent time in nearly every area of the modern IT stack with many lessons learned. Tim is based in Amsterdam, NL and enjoys traveling, coding and music. Prior to Percona Tim was the Lead MySQL DBA of Electronic Arts' DICE studios, helping some of the largest games in the world (“Battlefield" series, “Mirrors Edge” series, “Star Wars: Battlefront”) launch and operate smoothly while also leading the automation of MongoDB deployments for EA systems. Before the role of DBA at EA's DICE studio, Tim served as a subject matter expert in NoSQL databases, queues and search on the Online Operations team at EA SPORTS. Prior to moving to the gaming industry, Tim served as a Database/Systems Admin operating a large MySQL-based SaaS infrastructure at AbeBooks/Amazon Inc.

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