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 R&D for highly scalable graph databases 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"
Brendan is a Senior Consultant & Trainer at BoldRadius, where he works directly with clients to help them find success through consulting and training on the Typesafe Reactive Platform.
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 is a Software Engineer at Weaveworks. Previously he was at Google as a Site Reliability Manager for Google Analytics. Before that he was Founder and CTO at Acunu, and before that a Software Engineer at XenSource. In his spare time, Tom likes to make craft beer and build home automation systems.
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Handling conflicts in eventually consistent systems
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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.nosql java riak distributed