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Webinar: Getting Started with MongoDB: 4 Application Designs

By   /  July 29, 2011  /  2 Comments

To view just the slides from this webinar, click HERE.


About the Webinar

MongoDB — from “humongous” — is an open source, non-relational, document-oriented database. Trading off a few traditional features of databases (notably joins and transactions) in order to achieve much better performance, MongoDB is fast, scalable, and designed for web development. 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).

MongoDB has been designed for versatility, but the techniques you might use to build, say, an analytics engine or a hierarchical data store might not be obvious. In this talk, we’ll learn about MongoDB in practice by looking at four hypothetical application designs (based on real-world designs, of course). Topics to be covered include schema design, indexing, transactions (gasp!), trees, what’s fast, and what’s not. Sprinkled with tips, tricks, shoots, ladders, and trap doors, you’re guaranteed to learn something new in this interdisciplinary talk.


About the Speaker

Software Engineer, 10gen

Kyle Banker maintains the MongoDB Ruby Driver and supports the Ruby developer community. Previously, Kyle built e-commerce and social networking applications, and he once worked as teacher of languages and literature. Kyle has presented MongoDB in numerous forums, and he’s the author of the forthcoming book MongoDB in Action.





  • dale

    will this webinar be posted anywhere once it’s done? i may not be able to make it but i am very interested in this particular topic


  • Shannon Kempe

    It will. Dataversity records all of its webinars and typically posts the recorded sessions in the Education > Webinars > Archived Webinars section within two business days of the webinar.

    All of those who are registered for the event will receive email notifications as soon as the recording and the slides are posted and ready for viewing.

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