Exploring MongoDB, by 10gen

Speaker: Craig Wilson

Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2013 7:00pm – 8:00pm CST

Location: Paladin Consulting

MongoDB is a robust, simple, and free alternative to mainstream data stores.  Craig will walk through what MongoDB is and how it can fit into your environment, including how replica sets work with tips and tricks for maintenance and backups.  In addition, he’ll discuss schema design and how it differs from traditional approaches allowing freedom and flexibility.

Craig Wilson is a software engineer with 10gen, the MongoDB Company.  He lives in Dallas with his wife and 3 kids and loves taking them to the zoo and parks when he isn’t programming.  He has been an enterprise architect, consultant, and developer in a variety of industries ranging from insurance and finance to retail.  He got into MongoDB by looking for an open-source project to contribute to and began by contributing to the .NET driver for MongoDB.

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