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July 25: Introduction to NoSQL and MongoDB by Will LaForest

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Title: Introduction to NoSQL and MongoDB by Will LaForest

Description: MongoDB is a scalable, high-performance, open source NoSQL database. Come learn about NoSQL and MongoDB

This presentation will cover 1. The origin of the NoSQL movement. 2. NoSQL Space 3. The philosophy and creation of MongoDB. 4. MongoDB system architecture 5. Usage examples

Speaker: Will LaForest heads up the Federal practice for 10gen, the MongoDB company. Will is focused on evangelizing the benefits of MongoDB, NoSQL, and (OSS) open source software in solving Big Data challenges in the Federal government. He has spent 6 years in the NoSQL space, most recently as Principal Technologist at MarkLogic. His technical career spans diverse areas from data warehousing to building statistical visualization software for SPSS.

Sponsors: Many thanks to the following supporters of the DC/Nova JUG.

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