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Basho Reviews NoSQL Now!

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basho_logo2by Jelani Harper

A post from Peter Coppola published on basho.com states, “We had the opportunity to stop by DATAVERSITY’S NoSQL Now! conference in San Jose last week. I was very impressed with the level of energy and the wide-ranging selection of sessions offered. According to Tony Shaw, the CEO of DATAVERSITY, the organizer of NoSQL Now, registrations were up 15 percent from 2013. The exhibition hall was packed and lively as attendees jostled between booths. DATAVERSITY did an outstanding job keeping the show floor tightly packed with exhibitors. The industry was well represented by Cloudera (saw “Data is the new bacon” t-shirts), MarkLogic, MongoDB, Oracle and EnterpriseDB – all present as major sponsors. Between conversations, I was able to nab a nifty versatile screw-driver disguised as a pen from DataStax.”

Coppola continued with, “NoSQL Now sessions do rely heavily on sponsors, but with such a wide selection of tracks there’s bound to be a topic of interest at any given time slot. I had a choice of the following concurrent sessions at 4:15 p.m. on Wednesday:

  • Internet of Things with MongoDB – MongoDB
  • Out with MapReduce, In with Spark – DataStax
  • Case Studies in Search and Semantics – MarkLogic
  • Just the Right Weather for our Company:  How We Chose Our Data Stores – The Weather Company
  • NoSQL on ACID – EnterpriseDB

I attended The Weather Company’s session – not only was it the only non-vendor presenter, but the company is also a customer and big fan of Riak. The Weather Company manages five data centers that in production handle 25,000 requests per second and distribute 60 GB of data to each data center every 10 minutes.”

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