Holiday Event: NoSQL MongoDB Frameworks

From: Bess H.
Sent on: Monday, November 19, 2012 7:41 PM

This is our last monthly meeting of the year. It a holiday party event with feature speaker from MongoLab to speak about NoSQL MongoDB - how this is replacing MapReduce on NoSQL database. We have received giveaways from 10Gen, WIP, O'Reilly. We have holiday party food sponsored by Hurricane Electric with expo showcasing service providers.

Speaker: Ben Wen, VP Sales and Marketing at MongoLab

MongoDB v2.2 Aggregation Framework
MongoDB has become the de facto standard for web and mobile application non-relational databases.  In the most recent release 2.2, MongoDB greatly expanded its in-server aggregation framework to cover very common inter-document use cases like averaging.  These include sub-document aggregations, and pivots. In this talk, we will discuss motivations for aggregation and explore a few examples and work through them in some detail.

Benefits:
* view and aggregate data across MongoDB's document-oriented structure for usability and analysis
* simpler than map-reduce
* composable pipelined operations to break down larger jobs.
* fits in a continuum of data manipulation tools for MongoDB so you aren't limited in expressive power

Ben Wen, VP Sales and Marketing at MongoLab

Ben is VP of Marketing and Sales for MongoLab, a cloud hosting provider for MongoDB.  Previously, he was Product Manager for IBM WebSphere, focused on DataPower SOA Appliances and Messaging Security. Named Salesman of the Year at IBM DataPower, Benclosed business with leading organizations in the Financial, Telco, Retail, and Government sectors. At ThinkFish Productions, a developer of a non-photorealistic 3D rendering engine,Ben was a co-founder. Ben has an S.B. degree from MIT where he prototyped a parallel performance suite at Project Alewife. His first commercial database project was developed on Ashton-Tate's dBase III.

Agenda

7:00pm Networking - Dinner Party
8:00pm Session
9:00pm Giveways

 

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