When to NoSQL and when to Know SQL

A session at Scotch on the Rocks

Thursday 5th June, 2014

9:00am to 9:50am (GMT)

With NoSQL, NewSQL and plain old SQL, there are so many tools around it’s not always clear which is the right one for the job.

This is a look at a series of NoSQL technologies, comparing them against traditional SQL technology. I’ll compare real use cases and show how they are solved with both NoSQL options, and traditional SQL servers, and then see who wins.

We’ll look at some code and architecture examples that fit a variety of NoSQL techniques, and some where SQL is a better answer. We’ll see some big data problems, little data problems, and a bunch of new and old database technologies to find whatever it takes to solve the problem.

By the end you’ll hopefully know more NoSQL, and maybe even have a few new tricks with SQL, and what’s more how to choose the right tool for the job.

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Simon Elliston Ball

Data obsessive, developer, @redgate Ventures looking after new products #bigdata #hadoop and #hdinsight. Views, and puns, are my own.

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22 attendees

  • Chris Hopkins
  • Laura Kishimoto
  • Dominic Robinson
  • Ashlie Webb
  • Simon Wood
  • James Hull
  • John Hendry
  • Chad
  • Leonardo Gandini
  • Mark Drew
  • Katie Fenn
  • miketraher
  • David Boyer
  • Roshenac Mitchell
  • Andrew Millington
  • Simon Hooker
  • Simon Elliston Ball
  • Sally Jenkinson
  • John Soutar
  • Stuart Ashworth
  • Trond Ulseth
  • Jatin Nanda

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Time 9:00am9:50am GMT

Date Thu 5th June 2014


Mura Room (Clarendon), Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor

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