Kevin Albertson

Kevin Albertson

A software engineer at MongoDB working on the C and C++ drivers.

Montreal 2019 sessions

A formula for successful internships

English session - Beginner

By the end of an internship, an intern should have identifiable accomplishments, gotten a realistic view of what a full-time job at the company is like, had a meaningful impact on their team, and learned practical new skills. These are ambitious goals for 10-12 weeks and mentors must prepare and guide them to meet those goals. I'll share my experiences from both sides, as an intern and a mentor, and present a formula for success.

Using MongoDB Change Streams to Keep Up With Your Data

English session - Beginner

Instant updates are an essential part of modern applications where developers want to sync across platforms, systems, and users. Change streams give developers access to MongoDB's internal event logs to react to relevant data changes immediately. This session introduces change streams. We will dive into use cases and explore how to make good architectural decisions around this new functionality.