Why We Designed MongoDB, and What You Should Use It For

Eliot Horowitz

CTO/Co-Founder at MongoDB

December 9, 2011

There’s lots of talk in the NoSQL space about using the “right tool for the right job”. In this talk, Eliot Horowitz, co-founder of 10gen and the MongoDB project will talk about the history of MongoDB, going back to his years of building high performance systems at DoubleClick through to today. Eliot will also cover the design decisions that went into creating MongoDB and the use cases it’s particularly well suited to.