Our first meetup! Speakers from MongoDB, Neo4j and Cassandra will be giving an overview of the technologies, use cases and market landscape behind their product offerings. Come and learn more on NoSQL and meet like-minded folks from the big data community.
**** We'll have a lucky draw at the event for a pass to @strataconf Barcelona worth 1000EUR!! ****
Matthew Bates - "Document Databases"
Matthew will be talking us through the low level and high level highlights of the world's most popular NoSQL database, MongoDB. He will provide an overview and use cases for the document databases as well as revealing a little insight into the MongoDB roadmap.
Bio: Matthew is a Solutions Architect at MongoDB.
Jonny Cheetham - "Graph Databases"
The talk will be an introduction to the 4th class of NoSQL database, the GRAPH database. Graph database are behind some of the world's largest companies - Facebook, LinkedIn, Google to name a few. Relational and other NoSQL databases are not suitable for these types of problems because they are not designed to handle highly connected data. Serving customers in production for over a decade, Neo4j is the world's leading graph database with the largest ecosystem of partners and tens of thousands of successful deployments.
Bio: Jonny Cheetham is part of the Neo4j London team. His background is in BI and open source.
Akmal Chaudhri - "Enhance your CV with the right NoSQL database skills"
This presentation will include an overview of the Cassandra database including Spark. It will then focus in on some of the market aspects of the NoSQL ecosystem including vendor positioning and competitive landscape as well as what needs to go on your CV!
Bio: Akmal B. Chaudhri has been working with database technology since 1988. He has held roles as a developer, consultant and product strategist with Datastax, Hortonworks, Reuters and IBM.