Our Next Free Tech Class at Gilt: MongoDB in Dublin!

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Kevin Ryan, a co-founder and the chairman of Gilt, is also a founder of MongoDB, the amazing NoSQL database used by Gilt and so many other companies. On June 18, the two sibling-companies join forces to provide the Dublin tech community with a free, full-day workshop in MongoDB!

Aimed at technologists who are familiar with using MongoDB but who wish to learn the secrets of highly successful MongoDB projects, this interactive course–taught by MongoDB Senior Solutions Architect John Page–will challenge your ideas of how and where MongoDB can be used. It will cover:

  • Strategies for scaling and building high-performance, highly available systems
  • How to perform real-time analytics
  • How to leverage the MongoDB aggregation framework for ad hoc analysis and queries

Finally, the course will supply the answers to tricky questions about joins and transactions.

This is not an introductory course. Attendees should have completed the MongoDB101 training course or be familiar with basic usage of MongoDB.

Other course essentials:

When: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 from 10 AM-6 PM
Where: Spencer Hotel, Dublin
Cost: FREE (includes breakfast and lunch)
Who: Gilt technologists, maybe you too
What you’ll need to bring: a laptop or smartphone

About MongoDB: MongoDB (the name’s derived from “humongous”) is a document database that provides high performance, high availability, and easy scalability, and is the leading NoSQL database. MongoDB enables new types of applications, JSON-style documents with dynamic schemas, full index support, and many other features. It has a thriving global community with over 6 million downloads, 150,000 online education registrations, 20,000 user group members and 20,000 MongoDB Days attendees. The company has more than 600 customers, including Gilt and other large companies and organizations.

About John Page: John spent several years writing and supplying proprietary NoSQL Intelligence management solutions to the Police and National security community at Memex Technology Ltd. He started as a graduate programmer, worked in sales, professional services, and extensively in pre-sales consultancy before his last position in charge of technical strategy. When in 2010 he helped sell Memex to SAS he moved to Head of Integration between the two technologies. He has experience of many languages, enterprise infrastructures and technologies, but specialises in building a strong business message and presenting to audiences of business people and investors.

Fill out the form below to submit your contact info. (You must be age 18 or older to attend.) Please note that submitting this form does not guarantee you a seat—but we’ll try our best. We’ll also keep your contact info on file to let you know about future classes!


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