Percona Live: Open Source Database Performance Conference - Amsterdam 2016 Logo

October 3-5, 2016

Amsterdam, Netherlands

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.


4 October 12:20 PM - 1:10 PM at Lausanne
What if you could seamlessly replicate all your MongoDB data to a native SQL database? With NoSQL you can scale out, you don’t need to pre-define your schema, and it maps naturally to the OO world. But how do you perform data discovery? How do you interact with the vast SQL ecosystem, specially the BI tools? How do your SQL-savvy users do without SQL? The answer to most of these... [read more]