Past Meetup

NOSQL Schema Design on Cloud: MongoDB + Node.JS

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It's a rare chance to have a MongoDB that is highly recommended by creator of MongoDB, 10Gen. Justin Dearing is a long term contributor to MongoDB code base. There is no need to introduce him.

O'Reilly and 10Gen are giving swags.


7:00pm Dinner
7:30pm Session I Justin Dearing
8:45pm Session II Steve Citron-Pousty
9:30pm Giveaway

Justin Dearing, MongoDB Master at 10gen
Steve Citron-Pousty, Developer Advocate at OpenShift

Session I:

Justin Dearing
MongoDB Master at 10gen
Sr. Consultant at Risk Management Solutions

Justin Dearing will be presenting NOSQL Database MongoDB database schema design principle and best practice. Possible mobile implementation in cloud.


Justin Dearing is a Senior Consultant at Risk Management Solutions where he delivers Cloud based Integrated Solution to our clients leveraging RMS cloud API.

Justin began his IT career in 2002 as a third shift AS/400 Operator. His has risen through the ranks of several organizations and served on the operations and development side of the house. In 2011 he was named a MongoDB master by 10gen for his contributions to the MongoDB code base and community. He lives in Jersey City with his wife and three laptops.

Session II:
Steve Citron-Pousty
Developer Advocate at OpenShift

You just learned about Mongo and how awesome it is for web app development - in this session you will see it in action. Steve will show you how to get your own node.js server with mongodb up and running in the cloud for free. There will be a quick intro on why Platform as a Service is Awesome Sauce for Developers and rest of the session will be going over code to make web services with Node and Mongo.


Steve is a PaaS Dust Spreader (aka developer evangelist) with OpenShift. He goes around and shows off all the great work the OpenShift engineers do. He can teach you about PaaS with Java, PostgreSQL MongoDB, mobile JavaScript, some Android, a little bit of iPhone, and even some Python . He has 11 years of Java programming expertise ranging from data processing and statistical analysis to ORM and web applications. He began doing geospatial work 19 years ago and has done geospatial programming work on multiple platforms using JavaScript, .NET, and Java, He has spoken at numerous conferences including MongoNY, JavaOne, BAPI, CTIA, AjaxWorld, ESRI Developer Conference, GeoWeb, Where2.0, and SAP TechEd. Before OpenShift, Steve was a developer evangelist for LinkedIn and deCarta. Steve holds a B.A. from Vassar College, an M.S. from University of Georgia and a Ph. D. in Ecology from University of Connecticut. He likes building interesting applications and helping developers create great solutions.