• Data Design for NoSQL/CosmosDB: Reprogramming Your Relational Mind

    Many developers have misconceptions when making the transition to NoSQL databases. Some assume that not having a schema frees them from having to deal with designing their data. Some bring a relational mindset to designing their data. Both approaches can lead to disaster. Come learn how to create a solution that leverages the strengths of NoSQL databases. Although this session provides specific examples against CosmosDB, the principles and techniques apply to designing for other platforms as well. Speaker Michael Brown has 25 years of software development experience primarily as a consultant. He has designed and developed solutions for a multitude of organizations both public and private from small startups to fortune five hundred companies across an array of industries. He has recently joined Microsoft where he brings his experience and expertise to help customers leverage Azure services to create solutions. Agenda 6:30pm - Doors open / Networking 7:00pm - News and announcements 7:10pm - Presentation 8:30pm - Wrapped Up RSVP Please RSVP to attend. Bring your printed registration and show to guard at door. The guard will escort groups back to the meeting room.