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Sept MongoDB User Group - Inside MongoDB: The Internals of an Open Source Database

Meghan
meghangill
New York, NY
Hi everyone,

Here are the details for the September MongoDB User Group.

Inside MongoDB: The Internals of an Open Source Database
Tuesday, September 21 at 6:30pm
Hosted by Engine Yard

The architecture of MongoDB is as interesting as its applications - blending ideas from RDBMSes, key/value stores, and large distributed systems like BigTable, in addition to employing some unique innovations of its own. In this talk we'll describe and discuss MongoDB's data format - BSON, the insert path, the query optimizer, auto-sharding, replication, and more. The talk will be of interest to developers interested in MongoDB and looking to learn more about what's going on "under the hood", as well as anyone interested in distributed systems and the design decisions that go into creating a system like MongoDB.

Presenter - Alvin Richards
Alvin is Senior Director of Service and Enterprise Engineering for 10gen on the West Cost. He has held leadership positions at Oracle and NetApp as well as several startups in the Archiving, Web Platform and Java instrumentation spaces. With 20+ years of combined experience in these areas, what he most enjoys is building cool products and great teams and challenging the status quo. Alvin earned separate degrees in Computer Science and Photography from Thames Valley and Nottingham Trent Universities in the UK.

As usual we will have pizza and snacks at the session. Looking forward to seeing you there!

-Meghan
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