David is a Senior Solutions Architect at Couchbase, a software developer and architect with over 15 years of industry experience, trainer, and author of multiple courses and books. He specializes in big data systems, NoSQL, distributed architectures and cloud computing. When not working, he spends far too much time playing strategy video games and strenuously avoiding physical exercise.
English session - Beginner
Everybody is talking about big data, and NoSQL technologies are all the rage these days. But do you really have "big data", or is your database server just slow? In this session you'll learn about the various families of NoSQL data stores, their pros and cons, and which problems each one is designed to solve. You'll get a better understanding of when to use relational vs. NoSQL databases and how to migrate from one to the other.