Past Meetup

London MongoDB User Group 2012 Meetup #1

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Suite 115, 200 Aldersgate Street, EC1A 4HD · London

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10gen London Office. Suite 115, 200 Aldersgate Street, London, EC1A 4HD

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It's a new year and the London MongoDB User Group is back with a new format, new location and new speakers!

Dwight Merriman, CEO, 10gen

We'll kick off with a talk from one of the original authors of MongoDB and CEO of 10gen, Dwight Merriman (

Crazy Stuff: hacks, internals, and sneaky tricks. Come and hear CEO & Co-Founder Dwight Merriman speak about fun tricks and tips for those that are already using MongoDB.

Derick Rethans, PHP and MongoDB

Derick Rethans ( has contributed in a number of ways to the PHP project, including the Xdebug debugging tool, the mcrypt, date and input-filter extensions, bug fixes, additions and leading the QA team. He's now working with 10gen to help improve the MongoDB PHP driver, which his talk will be focused around.

Lightning talks

1) Mark Baker, Ubuntu Server Product Manager at Canonical will give a short introduction to using Juju ( to deploy MongoDB.

2) James Summerfield. Hacking around the MongoDB replication log to push updates to Solr for reindexing search.

Want to give a quick shout out about your MongoDB project or talk for a few minutes about something interesting you're using MongoDB for? That's a lightning talk. Let us know ([masked]) if you want to present something!


Suite 115, 200 Aldersgate Street, London, EC1A 4HD

Note this is a new venue - the London offices of 10gen, the company behind MongoDB. All future meetups will be held here.