PHP Meetup September/Using NoSQL with MySQL 8 in PHP

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Every 1st Thursday of the month

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BYOD; For this meetup its recommended to bring your own laptop, preferably with linux installed.

Stuart Davey from the MySQL team at Oracle will host an interactive session about document store in MySQL 8.

The focus of the MySQL session shall be on MySQL 8.0 Document Store. MySQL Document Store allows developers to work with SQL relational tables and schema-less JSON collections. To make that possible MySQL has created the X Dev API which puts a strong focus on CRUD by providing a fluent API allowing you to work with JSON documents in a natural way. The X Protocol is a highly extensible and is both optimized for CRUD as well as SQL API operations.

The agenda for the session will be theory followed by a live demonstration, followed by a tutorial. The tutorial will be the attendees opportunity to put into practice what has been taught by developing a small PHP application that utilizes the X Dev API and Document Store. If you wish to take part in the tutorial please bring a laptop and a sense of humour because it’s our intention to keep the session informal and fun!

*** Stuart Davey , MySQL ****
Stuart is a member of the sales consulting team of MySQL in EMEA with particular responsibility for the UK&I. He is focussed both on helping customers to develop MySQL applications and improving the availability, performance and scalability of their MySQL deployments. This includes educating and consulting with customers on the optimal usage of tools, processes and new features to increase professionalism of MySQL operations. Prior to joining MySQL, Stuart worked as an Architect for Fujitsu UK on many high-profile projects for central government. Before Fujitsu, he worked as a Systems Engineer for Sun Microsystems where his various roles included: Java consultancy; performance tuning of large-scale databases, and Sun/SPARC virtualisation. Going further back, Stuart worked for Motorola developing firmware and software for GSM infrastructure.

Stuart graduated from the University of Sunderland in 1995 with a first class BSc (hons) degree in Information Technology.

19:30 - 20:00 Welcome drinks

20:00 - 21:00 Talk by Stuart Davey by Oracle (from the MySQL team)

21:00 - 21:10 A short break to get a drink

21:10 ~ 22:00 Interactive demo using the document store.

22:00 -?????: Share your ideas for future presentations, events and activities, also, socialise, drink beer and have fun :)