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MongoDB at fiesta.cc / Moving to MongoDB / An evolving MongoDB Implementation

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Title: MongoDB at fiesta.cc

Abstract: A look at the technology behind fiesta.cc with MongoDB.

Description: Mike Dirolf, is the founder of fiesta.cc (https://fiesta.cc/). He has been pretty involved with MongoDB (http://www.mongodb.org/). Mike trys to play as much soccer as possible and is also always up for riding (or building) longboards (http://loudonvillelongboards.com/). Born and raised in Albany (http://www.flickr.com/photos/tags/albany/clusters/empire-plaza-state/), and now living in New York (http://www.flickr.com/photos/tags/nyc/clusters/newyorkcity-manhattan-city/).

Title: Moving to MongoDB - Aurgia's Story

Abstract: Auriga usa is a financial services company that operates in the residential mortgage space; but when they were looking to upgrade the functionality of their loan inventory management system to handle a slew of new features and different types of assets -- student loans, credit cards, asset-back securities etc. -- they found that a traditional
row/column database just couldn't handle the task without some significant code bloat. moving to mongodb solved a host of problems -- even ones we didn't know we had.

Description: Michael Merwitz is cto of auriga usa but is not personally responsible for the global financial crisis. an import from australia, when not distracted with work, michael teaches yoga and meditation and occasionally finds time to fence epee.

Title: An evolving MongoDB implementation

Abstract: Come and learn how EveryScreen Media implemented and evolved their MongoDB environment. EveryScreen built a scalable, high-performance, real-time mobile advertising bidding platform in Amazon EC2.

Description: Vinayak Javaly is a senior data architect at EveryScreen Media. He has over 25 years experience in software development at IBM, Merrill Lynch, and several start-ups working with Sybase, Oracle, MySQL, MongoDB, etc. He is also an adjunct professor at NYIT for over 10 years, teaching programming and database courses.