Silicon Peel Peer2Peer Session: NoSQL for SQL Professionals
Wednesday, 12 March 2014 from 18:30 to 20:00 (EDT)
With all of the buzz around Big Data and NoSQL (non-relational) database technology, what actually matters for today's SQL professional? Learn more in this tutorial about big data and NoSQL in the context of the SQL world, and get to what's truly important for data professionals today. In this session, you will learn:
- The main characteristics of NoSQL databases
- High-level architectural overviews of the most popular NoSQL databases
- Differences between distributed NoSQL and relational databases
- Use cases for NoSQL technologies, with real-world examples from organizations in-production today
Don Pinto is a Product Manager at Couchbase and is currently focused on advancing the capabilities of Couchbase Server for developers. He is extremely passionate about data technology and in the past, has authored several articles about Couchbase Server including technical blogs, white papers, as well as presented several webinars. Prior to joining Couchbase, Don spent severalyears at IBM Toronto, Canada starting as a software developer in the DB2 information management group and most recently as a Program Manager on the SQL Server team at Microsoft. Don holds a Masters degree in Computer Science and a Bachelors degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Toronto, Canada.