We are still working on the programme, and are planning for 7 speaker slots in one day, a mixture of vendors talking about what's interesting and useful in their stores and great teams who are using NoSQL at on their projects, sharing their experience and skills with us.
Dr Jim Webber of Neo Technology starts the day by welcoming everyone to the first of many annual NOSQL eXchanges.
Dr. Jim Webber is Chief Scientist with Neo Technology the company behind the popular open source graph database Neo4j, where he works on graph database server technology and writes open source software.
In this talk, Russell Brown examines how conflicting values are kept to a minimum in Riak and illustrates some techniques for automating semantic reconciliation. There will be practical examples from the Riak Java Client and other places.
Russell Brown is a Senior Engineer at Basho Technologies. Russell got his first taste of Erlang on his honeymoon in 2007 and, in early 2011, was recruited by Basho to work on Riak and the Riak Java Client. He's passionate about technically-sound soft
Brendan McAdams -- creator of Casbah, a Scala toolkit for MongoDB -- will give a talk on "MongoDB + Scala: Case Classes, Documents and Shards for a New Data Model"
A polyglot programmer, Brendan has made various contributions to Open Source in the past including building a Linux Driver for the Lego Mindstorms system — which now ships with the kernel. Brendan McAdams works at Netflix having previously worked within the Professional Services team at Typesafe.
In this talk for the NOSQL eXchange, Dave Gardner introduces why you would want to use Cassandra, and focuses on a real-life use case, explaining each Cassandra feature within this context.
Dave Gardner works for the London-based Hailo Cab where he helps build the API used to power the various Hailo mobile applications. Dave has an interest in trying to make PHP applications scalable and resilient.
Armed only with a data store packed full of geeky Doctor Who facts, by the end of this session we’ll have you tracking down pieces of memorabilia from a show that, like the graph theory behind Neo4j, is older than Codd's relational model.
Ian Robinson is Director of Customer Success for Neo Technology, the company behind Neo4j, the popular open source graph database.
Aleksa Vukotic will look at how his company assessed and adopted CouchDB in order to rapidly and successfully deliver a next generation insurance platform using Scala and Lift.
Aleksa Vukotic is the Data Management Practice lead and Principal Consultant at Open Credo, agile advocate, author, trainer, software architect and developer, with wide experience of leading roles in the successful delivery of business critical softw
Based on his experiences of mixing CouchDB and Neo4J at Wazoku, an idea management startup, Robert talks about the theory of mixing your stores and the practical experience.
Robert Rees is currently a Developer Manager at the Guardian and the former CTO of Wazoku. He started his career as a tester and went on to be a C and Java developer in telecoms and dabbled in management.
This Park Bench discussion will be chaired by Jim Webber
Tom Wilkie takes a whistle-stop tour of developments in NOSQL and Big Data storage, comparing and contrasting new storage engines from Google (LevelDB), RethinkDB, Tokutek and Acunu (Castle).
Tom leads the engineering team at Acunu. He previous worked in a range of engineering roles at both Citrix and XenSource managing key customer projects with major enterprises.
The Skills Matter eXchange
Located just a five minute walk from Barbican and Old Street Stations and a 15 minute walk from Kings Cross and St Pancras Stations, the Skills Matter eXchange provides a great selection of event spaces with all the facilities you need for a vibrant, interactive and successful Tech Event.
How to contact Skills Matter
Phone: +44 (0) 207 183 9040
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- Citadines, St Marks & Barbican, Citadines and quote "Skills Matter" to receive our hotel discount.
- DoubleTree Hilton and add 113011609 in the corporate account section.
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Fantastic space for your Tech event
Whether you are organising a hackathon, an (un)conference, a training course, product launch or meeting, our experienced event team loves to help you make your event stand out!
Fully equipped, with well working WIFI and projection facilities, and with AV, power points and white boards available in most of our space, the Skills Matter eXchange provides:
one auditorium, seating up to 125 people (theatre style)
two spacious event-, or training rooms, each seating up to 70 people theatre style or 25 people class room style
one bright training or meeting room, seating up to 14 class room style or 18 Board room style)
one training or meeting room, seating up to 8 people class room or Board room style.
two funky break-out areas serving complementary coffee & tea throughout your event.
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Handling conflicts in eventually consistent systems
In this talk, Russell Brown examines how conflicting values are kept to a minimum in Riak and illustrates some techniques for automating semantic reconciliation. There will be practical examples from the Riak Java Client and other places.riak java distributed nosql
MongoDB + Scala: Case Classes, Documents and Shards for a New Data Model
Brendan McAdams -- creator of Casbah, a Scala toolkit for MongoDB -- will give a talk on "MongoDB + Scala: Case Classes, Documents and Shards for a New Data Model"mongodb scala casbah nosql
Building real world solution with document storage, Scala and Lift
Aleksa Vukotic will look at how his company assessed and adopted CouchDB in order to rapidly and successfully deliver a next generation insurance platform using Scala and Lift.couchdb scala lift nosql