Michael Dirolf

Introduction to MongoDB

Date: This event took place live on August 24 2010

Presented by: Michael Dirolf

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

Cost: Free

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MongoDB -- from "humongous" -- is an open source, non-relational, document-oriented database. The goal of the MongoDB project is to bridge the gap between key-value stores (which are fast and highly scalable) and traditional RDBMS systems (which provide rich queries and deep functionality). This talk will provide an introduction to MongoDB from one of the developers working on the project. The webcast will be accessible to those who are completely new to MongoDB and non-relational databases, but will touch on some of the advanced functionality that makes MongoDB a compelling option for all web developers.

About Mike Dirolf

Mike Dirolf is a Software Engineer at 10gen, the company the started the MongoDB project. Mike maintains the MongoDB client drivers for Python and Ruby. He also takes time out to talk about MongoDB and has presented at EuroPython, Strange Loop Conf, ReR, RuPy, RubyConf, CodeMash and FLOSS Weekly as well as at various meetup groups around the world. He is currently working on writing MongoDB: The Definitive Guide to be published with OReilly. Mike received a B.S.E. in Computer Science from Princeton University. Born in Albany NY, Mike currently resides in New York City.