March 18, 2010

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Upcoming MongoDB Events

For those that really want to get serious about MongoDB, there are a few days you should circle on your calendars.

MongoSF, April 30, 2010

MongoSF is a full-day, multi-track conference featuring sessions on database internals, schema design, GridFS, replication, sharding, and notes from several production deployments, including Harmony.

I’ll be speaking about MongoMapper and Steve, the other half of OrderedList, will cover MongoDB in the real world (HarmonyApp).

IdeaFoundry Training, May 24-25, 2010

IdeaFoundry is a training company run by the wonderful crew at Collective Idea. Kyle Banker (10gen employee and mongo ruby driver maintainer) and I will be doing a 2 day training session dedicated to MongoDB.

  • Why you should store your schema with your application, not your database
  • Modeling your data with documents (and embedded documents)
  • How MongoDB makes it easier to go from idea to implementation
  • Configuring and installing MongoDB
  • BSON (MongoDB’s binary storage format)
  • Using the JavaScript shell
  • How to building smart indexes
  • The varieties of dynamic queries
  • Aggregation using map/reduce
  • Atomic updates with modifiers like $set, $inc, $push, and $pull
  • Administration, including replication, sharding, repairing, and upgrading
  • Storing large files using GridFS
  • Building real applications using MongoDB. Real-world considerations, case studies, and use cases.

We are going to cover a lot of topics and I guarantee you will leave changed. If you have any questions, feel free to drop a comment below.

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