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FoundationDB: A NoSQL Database That Does ACID! +Free BEER/soda, SSD-drives, swag

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Free BEER, swag, chips, snacks, nuts, soda & junk food + raffle for FIVE (5) 128GB SSD drives!

Presented by
Dave Rosenthal, Co-Founder of FoundationDB

A Database Month event:
http://www.DatabaseMonth.com/database/foundationdb-nosql-acid

With the CAP theorem looming and an explosion of different data models what's a database engineer to build? Not what you might think. FoundationDB takes a different approach to solving the problem of state storage. Its ordered key-value core can be adapted to expose a broad range of data models and it's distributed architecture provides both scalability and cross-node ACID transactions. Hear about the challenges and benefits of a building a new kind of database.

Dave Rosenthal, Co-Founder of FoundationDB

Dave Rosenthal is co-founder and engineer at database startup FoundationDB (http://www.foundationdb.com/). Dave started his career in games, building a 3D real-time strategy game with a team of high-school friends that won the 1st annual Independent Games Festival. Previously, Dave was CTO at Visual Sciences, a pioneering web-analytics company that is now part of Adobe. Dave has a degree in theoretical computer science from MIT

Swag giveaway at 6:30pm
Power-Networking at 6:35pm
Presentation starts at 6:45pm

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