NoSQL database technology: trends & real life use cases
Curious about all the buzz around NoSQL? Join Couchbase CMO Dr. Ian Howells as he discusses why NoSQL is the hot technology right now, current trends in the space, and gives a quick overview of how NoSQL databases actually work.
Then, he'll take you through how real companies are using NoSQL, including use cases in Ad Targeting, Session Store, User Profile Store, and Real Time Analytics. Finally, Ian will give a quick overview of the brand new Couchbase for mobile product, Couchbase Lite, the only NoSQL mobile database.
Ian has over twenty years of experience in technology product management and marketing. A technologist and serial entrepreneur, he has previously held senior marketing roles at Documentum through its IPO, SeeBeyond through its IPO and acquisition by Sun, as well Alfresco and StorSimple, acquired by Microsoft.
Ian earned his Ph.D. in distributed database systems from University College Cardiff and has published a number of papers and contributed to books on related topics. He also previously penned the blog, "Open Source Hearts and Minds" for Computerworld.