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Presentation: "Scaling for Humongous amounts of data with MongoDB"

Track: NoSQL Solutions Track / Time: Wednesday 11:30 - 12:20 / Location: Westminster Suite

Its always exciting when your first customer signs up. Before long, you have your millionth signup and your data needs to span multiple machines across several geographies. The business wants more information, better accuracy and faster.  What do you do?
In this talk we will cover:
•    Basic Schema Design
•    Schema design for scaling: bucketing, time series, linking versus embedding
•    Implications of sharding keys with alternatives
•    Read scaling through replication
•    Challenges of eventual consistency

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Alvin Richards, Senior Technical Director, 10gen (the MongoDB company)

Alvin Richards

Biography: Alvin Richards

Alvin is Senior Technical Director for 10gen/MongoDB in Europe. He has held leadership positions at Oracle and NetApp as well as several startups in the Archiving, SaaS and Java instrumentation domains. With 20+ years of combined experience in these areas, what he most enjoys is building cool products, great teams and challenging the status quo. Alvin earned separate degrees in Computer Science and Photography from Thames Valley and Nottingham Trent Universities in the UK.

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