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


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:


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

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Upcoming events (5)

🐿️ Stream Processing Beyond Streaming with Apache Flink, by Co-Creator of Flink

Adelante Studios, 3rd Floor, Studio 6+7

••• Stream Processing Beyond Streaming with Apache Flink ••• presented by Stephan Ewen, Co-Creator of Apache Flink and CTO & Co-Founder, Ververica (formerly data Artisans) 🐿️ Free swag, fun hard drinks, caviar, cheeses & indulgent foods! 🐿️ A Database Month event http://www.DBMonth.com/database/apache-flink In this fun-filled event, we will take a look at the latest developments in stream processing from the view of Apache Flink, and discuss how stream processing is outgrowing its original space of real-time data processing. Stream processing is rapidly maturing into a technology for enabling new approaches to general data processing with use cases that include batch processing, real-time applications and distributed transactions. We will discuss how Flink implements its approach to "stream processing beyond streaming" and illustrate it by example, demonstrating streaming SQL in Apache Flink, showing how ANSI SQL works across batch and streaming use cases including features such as temporal joins and complex event processing that help make typical applications easier to model. This is a new approach to distributed transactions that makes it possible to use stream processing for fast cross-shard transactions with ACID serializability. We will also discuss real-world use-cases of companies that are applying this broader streaming paradigm in practice. Finally, we will discuss the latest features of Apache Flink, as well as the current roadmap and upcoming features such as building a unified batch/streaming machine learning library. We will also cover how Apache Flink is building the world's first true streaming runtime that will compete at batch processing with the best current batch processor packages. ••• Stephan Ewen, Co-Creator of Apache Flink and CTO & Co-Founder, Ververica (formerly data Artisans) ••• Stephan Ewen is an Apache PMC member and one of the original creators of Apache Flink, and Co-Founder of Ververica (formerly data Artisans) Within the Apache Flink community, Stephan works on the overall vision of a unified approach to batch processing, stream processing, and event-driven applications, including runtime, APIs, and new approaches to fault tolerance and transactional consistency. Previously he worked at IBM and Microsoft on data processing technologies. Stephan holds a Ph.D. from the Berlin University of Technology. • 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 lives! Learn how now: https://www.TechieYouth.org

⏩ Accelerate Your Data Infrastructure With A Distributed Architecture Platform

• Free wine, beer and pizza, plus swag freebies! • Sourabh Mehta, Master Data Solutions Architect, MemSQL • A Database Month event http://www.DBMonth.com/database/fastest-database In this fun-filled presentation and demo, you will learn how to accelerate your data infrastructure through simplification and modernization to be more competitive and improve the customer experience. We will do a technical deep dive into the distributed architecture of MemSQL, and follow it with a real-world demo of a live financial services application. ••• Live Financial Services Demo ••• Customers and portfolio managers have expectations when interacting with their assets and positions, particularly while the market is active. In this live demo, we will showcase the performance of a converged database and data warehouse platform by simulating a surge in market activity through thousands of streaming stock events while simultaneously analyzing current and historical stock performance using a scalable SQL database system. ••• Sourabh Mehta, Master Data Solutions Architect, MemSQL ••• Sourabh Mehta is an Architect with MemSQL. He has build solutions for MemSQL customers in banking, capital markets and insurance in the tri-state area. Prior to MemSQL, Sourabh worked at HPE and SAP where he supported their database and technology suite of products. • 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 lives! Learn how now: https://www.TechieYouth.org

🧠 O'Reilly Artificial Intelligence Conference (DISCOUNT PASSES!)

Come and get an insiders perspective on where AI is going and how you can apply it in your work today at the AI Conference in New York! Register now at: https://oreil.ly/2Tf7X9c Discount code: SQLNYC Every year the brightest minds in AI gather to share best practices, hear the most intriguing case studies, and dive deep into the latest technologies that will take their AI into production. Faster, specialized hardware for sensing, model training, and model inference is being developed as well as partial automation solutions. Things that might have seemed impossible last year may well be within reach, even easy, this year! Tools are now available on the cloud and on-premise for building AI applications online and on the edge (including mobile). See these tools at the AI Conference and get tips on how to seamlessly apply them in your organization. Plus learn about new architectures and pipelines, best practices, ethics and security guidelines. Deep-dive into training courses and hear from an amazing lineup of speakers from: ► Dow Jones ► Google ► Amazon/AWS ► BuzzFeed ► IBM Watson ► Twitter ► Bloomberg ► Cisco ► Alibaba ► Stripe ► Intel ► SAS ► Salesforce ► MapR ► American Express ► SAP ► Github ► Netflix ► Intuit ► JP Morgan Chase ► Facebook ► ...and many more! The AI Conference often sells out; reserve your spot NOW at https://oreil.ly/2Tf7X9c Passes start at $956 when you use the discount code: SQLNYC Topics to be covered include: ► GPU acceleration ► Kubernetes ► Neural architecture ► Natural language processing (NLP) ► Machine learning (LOTS of related topics!) ► Virtual data science ► AI for social good ► Agile continuous improvement with AI ► Deep learning ► ML implementations in finance ► Bayesian networks ► Quantum machine learning ► Automation ► AI to improve medical/healthcare outcomes ► Interactive digital actors ► Ethics, privacy and responsibilities of AI ► AI gaming engines ► ...and lots more! Reserve your spot NOW: https://oreil.ly/2Tf7X9c Reduced prices with code: SQLNYC

Learn the Awesome New ⚡FREE Oracle Database 18c XE, Oracle APEX & Database Cloud

Free caviar & cheese with pleasure liquors & loads of junk food and swag giveaways❗❗❗ ••• 3 SUPERSTAR SPEAKERS ••• ➤ Joel R. Kallman, Co-Creator of Oracle Application Express & Sr. Director of Software Development, Oracle ➤ Marc Sewtz, Sr. Software Development Manager, Oracle ➤ Gerald Venzl, Sr. Principal Product Manager, Oracle • A Database Month event http://www.DBMonth.com/database/oracle-18c Whether you are a developer, a DBA, a data scientist, an educator, or just curious about databases, the free Oracle Database 18c Express Edition (XE) is the ideal way to get started. It is the same powerful Oracle Database that enterprises rely on worldwide, packaged for simple download, ease-of-use and a full-featured experience. Included with the Oracle Database XE is Oracle's low-code development framework Oracle Application Express (APEX). In this session, we will show you how Oracle XE and Oracle APEX enable you to easily build stunning, scalable and secure apps, with world-class features, that can be deployed anywhere. We will discuss: • The benefits of low-code development • Oracle APEX: availability, architecture, use cases and developer community • Oracle XE: features, use cases, comparison to Standard and Full Editions of the Oracle Database • Demonstration: building and deploying responsive web applications with Oracle APEX and Oracle XE When you attend this information-rich presentation, you will also learn about low-code application development using Oracle APEX. We will introduce you to the various deployment options on the Oracle platform, starting with a completely free on-premises deployment using the Oracle XE database and Oracle REST Data Service. We will also teach you how to use Oracle's free evaluation APEX service at https://apex.oracle.com to deploy your applications to the Oracle Database Cloud. ••• Joel R. Kallman, Senior Director of Software Development, Oracle ••• Joel R. Kallman is Senior Director of Software Development for Oracle's Server Technologies division at Oracle America, Inc. He is responsible for the development and product management of Oracle Application Express. Joel has been at Oracle since 1996 and is the co-creator of Oracle Application Express. He is a contributing author of several books on Oracle technology, including Expert One on One Oracle, Beginning Oracle Programming, and Mastering Oracle PL/SQL: Practical Solutions. ••• Marc Sewtz, Senior Software Development Manager, Oracle ••• Marc Sewtz is a Senior Software Development Manager at Oracle Corporation in New York. With over 20 years of industry experience, Marc held roles in Consulting, Sales and Product Development and today manages a global team of Software Developers and Product Managers in the Oracle Application Express (APEX) development team, part of the Oracle Database Tools group. Marc and his team are responsible for product features such as the Oracle Application Express User Interface and Theme infrastructure, Mobile development, Dynamic Actions, Reporting, Charting, Tabular Forms and PDF printing. ••• Gerald Venzl, Senior Principal Product Manager, Oracle ••• Gerald Venzl is a Senior Principal Product Manager for Oracle. During his career Gerald has worked as a Developer, DBA, Performance Tuner, Software Architect, Consultant and Enterprise Architect prior to his current role. This allowed Gerald to live several different lives in the IT sector, providing him with a solid understanding of the concerns in those individual areas while gaining a holistic view overall. In his current role Gerald is responsible for improving the developer experience of the Oracle Database and the Oracle Cloud. Besides that, Gerald focuses on advocating how to build systems that provide flexibility yet still meet the business' needs. • Swag giveaway + food/drinks at 6:30pm • Power-Networking at 6:35pm • Presentation starts at 6:40pm

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