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Why NoSQL?

As recent applications have faced the demands of the mobile and social space, the limitations of the relational database model have surfaced. NoSQL database technologies have emerged to enable the cost-effective management of data behind modern virtualized or cloud infrastructures and mobile applications. From distributed key/value stores to document-oriented, these modern databases are providing developers with low-cost alternatives to achieving massive scale and flexibility. This talk will introduce NoSQL taxonomies and the popular databases in each category. NoSQL application development will be covered by exploring Couchbase Server and its client libraries.

About the Presenter:

Chris Anderson is a co-founder and Mobile Architect at Couchbase, a company pioneering the NoSQL movement. He is also an Apache CouchDB committer, node.js hacker, and dad.

At Couchbase he leads the mobile strategy, and designs and implements developer facing APIs. Chris has a personal obsession with bending the physics of the web and giving control back to users. Couchbase's mobile efforts fulfill his long-time dream of peer-to-peer replication.

Online, Chris can be found on Twitter @jchris

Offline, Chris plays bass and dances “Ring Around the Rosie” with his daughter.

We hope you can join us and Chris Anderson to learn more about Couchbase, NoSQL and his theories behind Fun Driven Development! Don't forget to bring a friend!

Silicon Valley Tech Event Schedule:

6:00 - 6:30: Food, drinks and networking

6:30 - 6:45: Chris’s talk on Fun Driven Development and Q & A

6:45 - 7:00: Short Break and more networking

7:00 - 8:00: Chris’s introduction on NoSQL and Q & A

Parking: You can find free metered street parking after 6pm around the office. There is also garage connected to our building which is a $7 flat rate if you park after 5pm.

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  • Heather

    That rap was awesome Chris!!

    November 30, 2012

  • Anton

    Hi Caitlyn,

    The presentation was really great. Is it possible to get a copy of it?

    November 30, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    As someone who is very new to NoSQL this was a very enlightening meeting. Thanks go to Chris for a great presentation.

    November 29, 2012

  • Viroopax M.

    Very informative and well delivered by Chris Anderson

    November 29, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Bad traffic due to rain,. Some of us will be late

    November 29, 2012

    • Desiree S.

      Drive safe! Look fwd to seeing you

      November 29, 2012

  • advait k.

    Would there be a video/webex recording for this?
    I'm super conflicted as there is another Couchbase Meetup at the same time by someone else from Couchbase as well.

    November 28, 2012

  • Viet N.

    So stoked for this!

    October 29, 2012

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