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Speaker Lineup for MongoDB San Francisco

MongoDB San Francisco , 10gen’s most popular event of the year, is coming up on May 10. San Francisco has become a stronghold of tech innovation, and our lineup of exceptional speakers is testament to the exceptional MongoDB-powered ecosystem in the Bay Area. Here are just a few of the awesome talks on the agenda for MongoDB San Francisco: Using MongoDB for Groupon's Place Data, by Peter Bakkum, Member of Technical Staff, Groupon The Merchant data team at Groupon uses MongoDB to create “the most comprehensive database of places and merchants in the world.” This is a mission-critical part of the Groupon platform providing real-time data for the business. In this session, get an inside view of Groupon’s MongoDB cluster: Peter will introduce attendees to the data model, data processing pipeline and the dynamics of parallel querying in their Storm cluster. Managing a Maturing MongoDB Ecosystem, by Charity Majors, Systems Engineer, Parse Parse, which was recently acquired by Facebook , provides scalable, cross-platform services and tools for developers. Parse engineer, Charity Majors, has a tremendous amount of experience managing Parse’s MongoDB clusters from their infancy into their golden years and will show best practices for keeping MongoDB clusters healthy. Charity’s scaling and performance tuning tips will help you become a MongoDB ops specialist. How ServiceSource Revolutionized Its Business and Moved to the Cloud with MongoDB, by Greg Olsen, CTO, ServiceSource In late 2012, ServiceSource released Renew OnDemand, designed to increase recurring revenue for the world's largest technology companies. Built on MongoDB, Renew is representative of a new generation of cloud-native enterprise applications that exploit innovative datastore and compute approaches to achieve fundamental improvements in capability and scale. Greg Olsen, CTO of ServiceSource, will discuss how his team has implemented MongoDB in a sharded environment, describe some of the unique characteristics of the platform and provide insight into how other service providers can be equally adaptive using MongoDB. Storing eBay's Media Metadata on MongoDB , by Yuri Finkelstein, Architect, eBay eBay is the largest secondary marketplace on the web. The eBay development team has been using MongoDB for project Zoom, where they store all of the website’s metadata, which includes references to every item’s photos on eBay. This cluster is eBay's first of many MongoDB installations on the platform, and was chosen for its flexible data model and improved performance. Yuri Finkelstein, an Enterprise Architect on the team, will provide a technical overview of this mission-critical project and its underlying architecture and discuss why the team chose MongoDB for project Zoom. MongoDB and Meteor: an Architecture for Real-time Web Apps, Matt DeBergalis, Architect, Meteor Meteor is a new JavaScript application platform -- specifically designed to work with MongoDB -- for building modern real-time web applications. These applications, like live analytics dashboards or those that show live data feeds, all have a way to send real-time updates to connected users when documents in their database change. Meteor and MongoDB offer an elegant architecture for managing the flow of data in a realtime app using the familiar MongoDB APIs. This talk will dig into the architecture of a realtime app built on MongoDB. Matt will cover tips and tricks for using MongoDB in a realtime app and demonstrate some of the design patterns they’ve developed. A Year of Monitoring Production Deployments with MongoDB , Simon Maynard, Co-Founder, Bugsnag Bugsnag is a fast growing error monitoring service for web and mobile applications that is processing millions of errors every day, and was designed from the ground up to utilize MongoDB and its strengths. In this talk, CTO Simon Maynard will discuss hints and tips from two years of running production MongoDB deployments. The talk will cover all aspects of developing for and maintaining a MongoDB deployment, including using the profiler to tune performance, as well as schema and index design considerations and what to monitor and how to monitor it. Want to see these talks and more? Join the community at MongoDB San Francisco : use the discount code mongodb_blog for 25% off on tickets.

April 30, 2013

Visit MongoDB, the leading NoSQL database on which organizations of all sizes rely

10gen will be joined at Devoxx 2012 by partners comSysto and Trifork showing the latest innovations in MongoDB. Located at stand #11 in the conference, stop by for the chance to: Meet with a MongoDB expert to gain advice on your future installations. Enter our prize draw* to win a free seat to our MongoDB Training, or a free ticket to the NoSQL Roadshow in Amsterdam, or best of all: a Nexus 7! Take part to the various talks on mongoDB, Agile, the benefits of open source, and Women in IT * The winners will be drawn from all entries received after the event. The winners wil be notified via email and the names will be also announced on the 10gen, ComSysto and Trifork e-newsletters. 10 Months of mongoDB at Nokia Entertainment Bristol Presented by Tom Coupland, Senior Software Engineer, Nokia Tuesday 13th of November at 17:25 (Room 9) This presentation will give you a look at how a small group of self-motivated developers went about introducing, first themselves, and then their organisation to MongoDB. During this talk you will learn: What made them do it How did they gained acceptance for a new storage system amongst their peers, administrators and development managers What was it like to actually write code around MongoDB Agile ++ : When Agile goes well Presented by Trisha Gee, Java evangelist at 10gen and Israel Boza Rodriguez, Java developer at LMAX Wednesday 14th of November at 17:50 (Room 9) We'll talk you through some agile processes and tools; we'll cover how an organisation can evolve their process over time; we'll give examples of what does and does not work for one company; and we'll show how agile can spread well beyond the technology team and into the whole business.This session is for anyone interested in agile methodologies. It shows: What a dedicated investment in agile can give your organisation How you can evolve your current agile processes What challenges still face those who are ...doing agile“ effectively. Why Open Source Your Secrets Presented by Trisha Gee, Java evangelist at 10gen Wednesday 14th of November at 13:35 (Room 7) This session gives three good business reasons for exposing your secrets to the outside world by open sourcing parts of your code base, and makes the case for giving back to the community as well as just utilising it. The Problem With Women: A Technical Approach Presented by Trisha Gee, Java evangelist at 10gen Thursday 15th of November at 17:50 (Room 3) We all know “there are not enough women in technology”. And we all know that this is a Bad Thing. For years we’ve been seeing attempts to address the balance, and yet nothing seems to make any difference. It’s time to explore the hypothesis that the approaches we’ve been taking are not only not working, but even potentially damaging. Bring along a sense of humour and an open mind. _________________________________________________________________________________ Learn more about our partners: comSysto GmbH is a Munich-based software company specialized in lean business and technology development. While supporting all three steps of a well known Build-Measure-Learn lean feedback loop, comSysto focuses on open source frameworks and software as major enablers of short, agile Build-Measure-Learn iterations and fast gains in validated learning. Powerful MongoDB technology provides the needed flexibility and agility for turning ideas into products as well as performance for handling Big Data while turning data into knowledge. We also enjoy developing with Spring framework and its subprojects, Apache Wicket, Gradle, Git, Oracle DB and Oracle BI. comSysto is dedicated to eliminating waste in both business and technology since 2005. Trifork Amsterdam is a leading full service supplier of high-quality custom-built applications for organizations primarily in the following sectors: Education & Research, Government & Non-Profit and Profit. Within these sectors Trifork drives software innovation and specializes in the following areas of discipline: Big Data & Search Mobile Custom Solutions Knowledge (Conferences) CMS (Content Management Systems) Internationally oriented Trifork Amsterdam is part of the Trifork Group which employs over 180 people in 7 offices in Aarhus, London, Copenhagen, ZÃÂ_rich, Krakow, Stockholm and San Francisco. 90% of the employees are software or conference developers. GOTO, QCON & YOW! are just 3 of the largest conferences organized by Trifork every year and more than 6 million people globally use Trifork developed systems on a weekly basis. Tagged with: mongodb, nosql, 10gen, devoxx, trifork, comSysto, Agile, Trisha Gee, NoSQL Roadshow, Tom Coupland, Nokia, Israel Boza Rodriguez, Java

November 2, 2012

MongoDB workshop at the All Your Base conference

This November, 10gen will offer training at the ... All Your Base “ conference. Running on November 23, ...All Your Base“ aims to deliver a day of exploring NoSQL technologies, RDMS and client side technologies with talks from the worlds leading experts - and Alvin Richards, EMEA’s senior technical director for 10gen, will deliver an exclusive one-day workshop on MongoDB before the conference starts. Seats are limited for this introductory workshop where Alvin will walk attendees through MongoDB’s core concepts. Through a combination of demos and exercises to explore topics including schema design, querying, replication, sharding and basic administration, Alvin will bring you up to speed on everything you need to know to bring a MongoDB sample app into production. The course is intended to create a foundation that developers can build on in their applications. Workshop places must be purchased separately from conference tickets, and are available from the All Your Base website here . Having recently launched two free online MongoDB training courses - MongoDB for Developers and MongoDB for DBAs - the Introduction to MongoDB workshop at ...All Your Base“ provides a place to start for anyone new to MongoDB As well as the Intro to MongoDB workshop, Alvin will be delivering a presentation to the conference ...You’ve built your application, so what next?“. Drawing on over 20 years’ experience in startups in the archiving, SaaS and Java instrumentation domains Alvin will look at what happens when you build a product or feature that is wildly successful - and need to take the next step to scale it. Alvin will also explore how technologies like MongoDB, the leader in the NoSQL market, can be used to scale your data persistence and caching layer. 10gen’s “Introduction to MongoDB” workshop is on November 22, the day before the conference — get a discount of £25 by using promotional code “speaker”. You can find out more about the conference and get your ticket here . Tagged with: MongoDB, 10gen, Alvin Richards, Introduction to MongoDB, free online training, free online MongoDB training, online MongoDB training, All Your Base conference, All Your Base, scaling, sharding, replication, schema design, NoSQL, data persistence

October 25, 2012

A very short interview with Tomislav Zorc, organiser of the Munich MongoDB User Group

Every month we bring you interviews with members of our MongoDB community — including organisers of MongoDB user groups from around the world The Munich MongoDB User Group is the first and the largest MUG in the German speaking area, and is sponsored and run jointly by comSysto and 10gen. So far, the group have had more than 10 meetups aiming for monthly meetups with lightning talks, pizza or sandwiches and cold drinks. Tomislav Zorc and Bernd Zuther, software engineers for comSysto, will be giving a talk, Pizza “Quattro Shardoni” with comSysto” at MongoDB Munich on October 16 . A very short interview with Tomislav Zorc, organiser of the Munich MongoDB User Group What are the biggest challenges you have running the Munich MongoDB User Group? Running this meetup and meeting likeminded people is great fun, so we can not really talk about challenges. We are continuously working on the extension of our reach and recognition, since there are still plenty of people out there that should know about and visit the Munich User Group. How do you find your speakers for the group? Finding good speakers has proven to be the easiest part, our talk pipeline is full for this year! The comSysto crew and our clients are working on thrilling MongoDB projects that we want to share with the world. 10gen and their partners have also sent several excellent speakers. How have you helped and encouraged the user group to grow? We are promoting the group through our own network, many social media channels like XING, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn, related local User Groups, as well as through our company newsletter. 10gen has also provided great help with the promotion. What advice would you give to someone who was starting their own user group? Find great speakers with moving topics and just talk about them. Invite people from your network (colleagues, clients, partners) to speak. Work closely with 10gen. Use meetup.com and communicate through other social media. Provide snacks and cold drinks. Network and enjoy meeting great people! Aside from your work and MongoDB, tell me about something you are passionate about? We love FC Bayern MÃÂ_nchen, good beer, great jokes, all kinds of data (just make it big), parallel processing, electronic gadgets, everything digital… The Munich MongoDB User Group next meets on Oct 15. RSVP here: http://www.meetup.com/Muenchen-MongoDB-User-Group/events/85093942/ comSysto GmbH provide software solutions for the new digital era - data-driven Enterprise or Consumer Apps that enlighten and inspire their end users. A Munich-based company, comSysto deliver extraordinary solutions through continuous learning while using open-source tools, technologies and frameworks like MongoDB, Hadoop, Spring, Apache Wicket, Gradle, Git, Hippo CMS and Android. Tagged with: MongoDB, Munich, MÃÂ_nchen, Germany, comSysto, 10gen, MongoDB Munich, MÃÂ_nchen MongoDB User Group, user groups, MUGs, EMEA

October 4, 2012

This Week in MongoDB: September 17-23

Happy Monday everyone. Here’s what’s going on in the MongoDB world MongoSV CFPs close this week September 22: Submit CFPs here User Groups and Events this Week September 18 Alvin Richards at the Minsk MUG The Bavarian Government on Moving from Oracle to MongoDB San Francisco User Group on Single Page Web Apps, Running MongoDB on SSDs and more at Kixeye September 19 Derick continues his road trip at the Orlando PHP User Group September 20 MongoDB Online conference Frankfurt MUG Alvin Richards and David Mytton talking about Big Data MongoDB at IMWorld in Romania September 21 Derick Rethans at the Atlanta PHP User Group Norberto Leite at the Denormalized NoSQL Conference in London Things to Read from the Blogosphere Password Authentication with Mongoose and Bcrypt How Disney Built a Big data Platform on a Startup Budget Using MongoDB Aggregation with Grails Build a Real Time Activity Stream on Cloud Foundry with Node.js, Redis and MongoDB 2.0 - Part III And check out NMW: The ‘New’ stack built with Node.js, Windows and MongoDB Forward : the open source e-commerce platform powered by MongoDB Upcoming MongoDB Days MongoDB Munich, October 16 MongoDB Pune, October 21 MongoDB Boston, October 23 MongoDB Bangalore October 27 MongoDB Melbourne, November 9 MongDB Sydney, November 12 MongoDB Chicago, November 13 MongoSV, December 4 MongoDB Tokyo, December 12 Upcoming Webinars September 20: Online conference—What’s New in MongoDB 2.2 September 25: Intro to MongoDB and Ruby September 27: Common MongoDB Use Cases October 4: What’s New in the .NET Driver October 11: Operational Intelligence with MongoDB Got something to include? Let us know Tagged with: mongodb, this week in mongodb, community, 10gen, open source

September 16, 2012

10gen at DrupalCon Munich

DrupalCon Munich came together last week with over 1800 Drupal fans from around the world. The 10gen booth had stickers, t-shirts, and — of course — MongoDB mugs aplenty to share with attendees. From 10gen's perspective, we are interested in how Drupal and MongoDB work together, and what we can do to help make their integration better. Derick Rethans gave a Birds of a Feather session on Wednesday on Practical MongoDB with Drupal, and was co-hosted by Drupal expert, Károly Négyesi (known to the community as chx ). Chx and Derick together were able to give advice on the MongoDB module for Drupal, as well as the EntityFieldQuery module. Wednesday evening had Derick doing more work directly with the MongoDB community when he gave a talk for approximately 30 people at the MÃÂ_nchen MongoDB User Group on “Indexing and Query Optimisation” in MongoDB, covering what is indexing, understanding different types of indexing, and working with indexes. It was well received, and feedback on the talk was complimentary. You can see the slides from the talk here: http://derickrethans.nl/talks/mongo-drupalcon12.pdf Thursday afternoon was the highlight of DrupalCon for us. Anyone who visited the 10gen stand over the previous two days or who had come along to the previous day's BoF had heard about Derick's Introduction to MongoDB talk, and it gave attendees a firm grounding in getting started with MongoDB. The slides from this talk can be seen here: http://derickrethans.nl/talks/mongo-drupalcon12.pdf DrupalCon 2013 will be held in Prague, and we plan to have a MongoDB presence at the conference again. With the improvements heralded by Drupal 8, along with increased awareness in the community of how MongoDB can be used with Drupal, we expect next year to be an even bigger success. 10gen returns to Munich this October for a full-day conference dedicated to MongoDB. MongoDB Munich comes to the city on October 16 — tickets are available here . Tagged with: Drupal, Munich, DrupalCon, DrupalCon Munich, MongoDB Munich, Károly Négyesi, Derick Rethans, MÃÂ_nchen, MongoDB, Mongo, NoSQL, Polyglot persistence, 10gen

August 30, 2012

Forward Intel uses Mongo for ...causalâ?? analytics

This was originally posted to the Forward Intel blog Forward Intelligence Systems has chosen MongoDB to serve as the backend datastore to support DataPoint , a new analytics system designed to reveal deeper meaning behind typical business intelligence data. Endless tables, graphs and charts are replaced with simple decision-aiding ...plain English analytics“ to help make the job of the business analyst and company owner quicker and easier. DataPoint is designed to run on top of existing analytics systems like Google Analytics, Piwik, Open Web Analytics and HubSpot. Using the hosted solution, users simply connect their analytics account to their DataPoint profile and the application does the rest. DataPoint will import the data from multiple sources and will identify trends and patterns, removing the guesswork out of why a web site may have seen a decrease in traffic in the month of July. Using Bayesian math, DataPoint determines the causal relationship between an event and its most likely cause. MongoDB is a powerful semi-structured database engine built to withstand the increased traffic that today's web applications endure. It is fast, light-weight and extremely scalable, making it a clear and convincing choice for large scale business intelligence and analytics systems. Mongo stores data using a key/value paradigm within entities known as ...documents“, and queried using simple and straight-forward syntax similar to that of Structured Query Language (SQL). Mongo is schema-less, which means database developers are not confined to the typical column and row structure of relational databases. Dynamic data structures are essential for managing big data applications. Further - and critical to its power and flexibility - Mongo contains support for MapReduce, which is an engine that allows for rapid processing of large amounts of data. Implementing algorithms designed to chug through incredibly large volumes of data simply would not be feasible without Mongo's batch processing support. ...At Forward Intel, we're incredibly excited to start using MongoDB,“ said the company's CEO, Steve Adcock. “Mongo's recent award of over $40 million to further its development ensures that it is here to stay, and we are confident that Mongo will serve us quite well.“ Tagged with: analytics, production uses, mongodb good, MongoDB, Mongo, NoSQL, Polyglot persistence, 10gen

August 28, 2012