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When to NoSQL and when to Know SQL with Simon Elliston-Ball at Red Gate Software

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Come and join us for the first NoSQL East evening Meetup of the year an evening with Simon Elliston-Ball at Red Gate Software. Simon will be running his session and there will be plenty of time for networking.

Title: When to NoSQL and when to Know SQL


With NoSQL, NewSQL and plain old SQL, there are so many tools around it’s not always clear which is the right one for the job.

About Simon Elliston Ball:

Simon is a head of the Big Data team at Red Gate, focusing on researching and building tools to interact with Big Data platforms. Previously he has worked in the data intensive worlds of hedge funds and financial trading, ERP and e-Commerce, as well as designing and running nationwide networks and websites. These days his head is in Big Data and visualisation.

In the course of those roles, he’s designed and built several organisation-wide data and networking infrastructures, headed up research and development teams, and designed (and implemented) numerous digital products and high-traffic transactional websites.

For a change of technical pace, he writes and produces screencasts on front-end web technologies such as ExtJS, and is an avid NodeJS programmer. In the past he has also edited novels, written screenplays, developed web sites and built a photography business.

6.-6.30 pm Registration and networking[masked] Talk[masked] Questions followed by networking

Hashtag: #NoSQLEast

Many thanks to Red Gate Software and Software Acumen for sponsoring this event

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