Thursday 5th July, 2012
11:15am to 12:15pm
MongoDB - from “humongous” - is an open source, non-relational, document-oriented database. Trading off a few traditional features of databases (Notably joins and transactions) in order to Achieve much better performance, MongoDB is fast, scalable, and designed for web development. The goal of the project is MongoDB to bridge the gap between key-value stores (which are fast and highly scalable) and traditional RDBMS systems (which queries Provide rich and deep functionality).
This talk will introduce the rich feature set of mongoDB and examine how easy it is to develop with using python. We’ll discuss the various ODM’s solutions that really let you develop quickly and how mongoDB can be used to easily scale.
Python Engineer and Evangelist, 10gen
Python engineer and evangelist for 10gen - the company behind mongoDB and is the maintainer of MongoEngine the popular mongoDB ODM (object data mapper). With over 10 years experience in web development Ross holds a deep passion for web development. Previously, Ross was the Software Architect for Streetlife and prior to that Ross was the lead developer for Europes largest commercial radio station owner - Global Radio Ltd.
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