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  Thursday, August 17, 2017
   Timothy Vaillancourt

Efficient CRUD queries in MongoDB®

Join Percona’s, Senior Technical Operations Architect Tim Vaillancourt as he presents “Efficient CRUD queries in MongoDB” on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 10:00 am PDT / 1:00 pm EDT (UTC-7).

MongoDB has its own commands and function structures to ask the database to do work. In this talk, we will discuss how queries, updates, deletes and inserts work. However, we will go beyond these actions and also review what operators you should and shouldn’t use, and how they might actually drive your schema choices. Then we will talk about operationally sound ways for bulk deleting and inserting when you want to limit the impact on production (if other tools might be too aggressive).

Timothy Vaillancourt
Senior Technical Operations Architect
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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