What we're about

The NYC NoSQL & NewSQL Group
(formerly known as The NYC MySQL Group)
is the world’s largest database Meetup!

Official URL: http://www.NYCSQL.com

HD-Video of our previous events is regularly posted to our YouTube channel http://goo.gl/Y0MHCL and published to the Database Month website http://www.DBMonth.com

https://youtu.be/kSkenFWcY68

Learn amazing new data tech from technology creators, founders & tech execs CEO / CTO / CIO / VP.

All of our presentations are geared for a general-audience of people interested in database technologies; many events go into deep-tech but always include prerequisite knowledge so that all attendees (beginners to advanced) can expect to be able to grasp the concepts and leave much more knowledgeable.

SQL NYC is the world's largest database community on Meetup, focusing on NoSQL, NewSQL & Big Data.

Prior speakers have included:
- Creator of MySQL
- Both founders, CEO and CTO, of MongoDB
- Inventor of PHP
- Chief Technical Officer of the City of New York
- Founder of Microsoft Azure DocumentDB
- CEO of Couchbase
...and the list goes on...

About our SQL NYC community, written by Edward Oates:
(Ed Oates co-founded Oracle Corporation with Larry Ellison)

Data is at the center of our technological revolution: acquiring it, accessing it, searching it, analyzing it, and securing it. Nearly everything else we do is to provide a user friendly window for those activities.

Gathering to learn about data management and security is a vital activity to motivate the innovators who will sustain our technological progress and who will make the break through inventions that advance us by leaps rather than steps.

Database Month Festival (http://www.DatabaseMonth.com)
To remain cutting-edge, we host the biannual Database Month (http://www.DBMonth.com) festival, focusing on:

MySQL & SQL

NoSQL including MongoDB, Couchbase, Aerospike, CouchDB, Redis, Riak, Cloudant

NewSQL such as NuoDB, VoltDB, MemSQL

MySQL forks & alternatives like Clustrix, MariaDB, Percona, Drizzle

Big data technologies like Hadoop, Cassandra, MarkLogic, HPCC

Did you know that Techie Youth (http://www.TechieYouth.org) is the ONE-AND-ONLY organization providing career-opportunities to severely-at-risk foster-youth in New York?

Techie Youth (http://www.TechieYouth.org) is a 501c3 not-for-profit charity of NYC that provides technology-education, followed by assistance beginning an IT-career, to at-risk youth in NYC & Long Island who are in foster-care and classified as being severely-at-risk of becoming homeless and/or incarcerated in the next 18-24 months.

These kids need YOU, they have nobody else. Please help them. Learn how at https://www.TechieYouth.org

Upcoming events (2)

😲Big Data Analytics for Financial Services: 10 Ways You'll Get Addicted to SQL!

• Free T-shirts, wine & beer and pizza PLUS win a Beats Wireless PowerBeats Pro! • Nikita Ogievetsky, Head of Solutions Engineering, Xcalar • A Database Month event http://www.DBMonth.com/database/big-data-sql Big Data is hard. Complex business logic transformations across large, high velocity volumes of data often requires specialists and highly skilled experts. Learn how to use an intuitive SQL IDE to democratize big data and empower database developers and analysts to build complex data pipelines that were previously only achievable with Spark and similar platforms. Just think of the possibilities! Join Nikita Ogievetsky, a 20-year veteran of the Financial Services sector turned Xcalar's Head of Solutions Engineering, to see how you can simplify and accelerate the data computing needs of the financial industry, and how those gains can help you out as well! Top 5 Reasons why you need to attend: ❧ Free food, wine, fun trivia and SWAG! ❧ Learn how to detect fraudulent trading, and extract knowledge graphs from legal documents ❧ See real-world use-cases how a MAJOR investment bank realized a 10x TCO reduction as well as performance improvements on its analytics ❧ Experience a unique visual design, integrating SQL and structured programming paradigms that accelerate the ability to develop, test and operationalize big data analytics ❧ You can win the hot new Powerbeats Pro wireless earbud headphones from Beats by Dr. Dre! ••• Nikita Ogievetsky, Head of Solutions Engineering, Xcalar ••• Nikita is the Head of Solutions Engineering for Xcalar and specializes in delivering complex analytics solutions for Fortune 100 companies, with a primary focus on the Financial Services sector. In addition to earning advanced degrees in Physics and Maths, Nikita has over two decades of experience in both leading and building advanced analytics systems at Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan and many other reputable firms. • Swag giveaway + food/drinks at 6:30pm • Power-Networking at 6:35pm • Presentation starts at 6:40pm •••> You can utilize technology to help a foster-child without parents or family redirect their life! Learn how now: https://www.TechieYouth.org

Redis Day NYC Conference & Workshop with Redis-Creator Salvatore Sanfilippo

Join the Redis Community at the Largest East Coast Gathering for the World's Fastest Database Redis Day NYC featuring: ⦿ Salvatore Sanfilippo, Creator of Redis ⦿ Yiftach Schoolman, Founder of Redis Labs ⦿ Moe Chaieb, Infrastructure Developer of Shopify ⦿ and many more masters of Redis... Register NOW for the FREE Redis Day conference at https://redis.info/2HcZIBp The conference is totally free when you register with the link above; the optional workshop-day has a very small fee. Redis Day includes breakfast, lunch & happy hour PLUS giveaways and prizes! Redis Day NYC is a 2-day event comprised of a training workshop, and a full-day conference featuring user stories and developer updates from the Redis world. Join us to share your experience using Redis and connect with peers to hear their stories on solving the challenges they faced. Meet the Redis developers and learn about the powerful features. Register at https://redis.info/2HcZIBp At Redis Day you will learn: ⦿ What is coming in the future Redis 6 ⦿ Tips and tricks from fellow Redis users ⦿ How companies are using Redis, both big and small ⦿ Ways that other Redis enthusiasts are using streams and modules Topics covered include: ⦿ Real-time ⦿ Streams ⦿ PubSub ⦿ Search ⦿ Graph ⦿ Microservices ⦿ Serverless ⦿ and many more! Don't miss this awesome event, register NOW at https://redis.info/2HcZIBp

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