Past Meetup

CTO Series - Why NoSQL Databases? w/ Dharshan Rangegowda, Founder of ScaleGrid

Price: $5.00 /per person
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Title: Why NoSQL Databases and How to Choose One


Interactive applications have changed dramatically over the last 15 years, and so have the data management needs of those apps. The amount of unstructured or semi-structured data has exploded and its use has become integral to the value and richness of applications. NoSQL is now increasingly considered a viable alternative to relational databases. Do you understand the options available and the pros and cons of choosing a NoSQL database over relational databases?

In this talk, Dharshan will go over the evolution of NoSQL databases, the variety of NoSQL databases available and dive deeper into the scenarios for which they are best suited.

Speaker: Dharshan Rangegowda (, Founder of ScaleGrid.

About Dharshan:

Dharshan is the founder of ScaleGrid, a B2B startup focuses on managing NoSQL databases in the cloud. We own and operate ( - a MongoDB hosting and management platform for public and private clouds.

Before founding ScaleGrid, Dharshan spent almost 10 years at Microsoft, working on Azure and Microsoft Virtual Machine Manager among other things.

7:00 - 7:30 Sign-in and Networking
7:30 - 8:30 Presentation and Q&A
8:30 - 9:00 Networking

If you're a current paying member of Eastside Incubator, please email me ( _at_ to sign up.

Come learn and ask an expert about NoSQL.

This event is sponsored by Geekology (