Scaling & Monitoring MongoDB in the Cloud

Session I

Simon will talk about his experiences with scaling MongoDB at both Bugsnag and Heyzap and the lessons he learned while doing so. He'll discuss the various deployment options for MongoDB, going over replica-sets and sharding options, as well as discussing some concrete examples of issues he had with Mongo performance and outline some of the tools and techniques he used to identify and resolve them.

  • iOS vs Android cross platform development
  • iOS 4 vs iOS 5 vs iOS6
  • CoreData vs NSCache Class
  • MySQL vs NO SQL MongoDB
  • MongoDB Schema
  • Scaling MongoDB
  • Redis vs MapReduce
  • Node.JS
  • Developer Tools

Session II

Doug Sillars and Lisa Burks will demo Application Resource Optimization (ARO) resources for mobile developers and startup. It is a optimization tool that support iOS or Android. It is designed to improve performance, reduce battery and CPU. Feel free to bring your Xcode or Elipse project and to implement ARO with our expert help.

  • Best practices in mobile app optimization
  • How to get started on ARO
  • Use cases


7:00pm Dinner
7:30pm Session I - Simon Maynard
8:45ppm Session II - Doug Sillars & Lisa Burks
9:15pm Giveway

Simon Maynard, Co-Founder & CTO at Bugsnag
Doug Sillars, Developer at AT&T Mobility
Lisa Burks, Senior Product Marketing Manager at AT&T Mobility

Simon Maynard, Co-Founder & CTO at Bugsnag













Simon Maynard is co-founder and CTO of Bugsnag, the leading application crash monitoring service for web and mobile apps. Bugsnag processes millions of crashes every day, helping app developers to understand and resolve problems as fast as possible.

Simon has over ten years experience in product development, engineering and management, helping tech giants such as Vodafone, Thales, and Swiss Re build and scale their business-critical applications.

Originally from the UK, Simon earned an honors degree in mathematics and computing from the University of Bath, before moving to SF to build Heyzap's iPhone and web applications as senior software engineer. Heyzap is the worlds largest mobile gaming social network, and has taken funding from prestigious VCs including USV and Y Combinator.

Guest Speaker
James Smith, Co-Founder of Bugsnag

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  • Junwei L.

    Simon and James gave a great talk! Please let us know when the slides are posted.

    September 27, 2012

    • Anil C.

      I could not attend, would love to go through the slides. let me know when they are posted

      September 27, 2012

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