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Tuesday, September 29 • 16:00 - 16:50
Hands-On with Apache CouchDB 2.0 - Mike Wallace, IBM; Michelle Phung, IBM; Glynn Bird, IBM

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This is a hands-on introduction to Apache CouchDB. We'll tour the user-facing API and Fauxton dashboard while looking at the concepts behind it. You'll learn what it means to build an application on top of CouchDB and make it shine within an hour's time.

You will learn basic data storage and retrieval, data-design, querying, replication and various neat features on the edges of CouchDB. If you are coming from the relational world, this talk will help you understand how to "think in CouchDB".


Glynn Bird

Before joining IBM Cloud Data Services, Glynn served as the Head of IT and Development for Central Index, creating a white-label frontend for a NoSQL business directory (using PHP, Node.js, MySQL, Redis, Cloudant, and Redshift). His experience includes writing CRM systems, "find my nearest" indexes, e-commerce platforms and a phone tracking app. He also built a transport route-planning system in Java. Glynn got his start in Research and... Read More →
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Michelle Phung

UX Engineer, IBM, Cloudant
Technologist at IBM Cloudant. | | Big fan of graphic design and UX | Recent and active committer to Apache CouchDB | Contributes to user interface for Project Fauxton | Created a visual guide for Fauxton | Spoken once previously, at a CouchDB Meetup in Boston, MA

Mike Wallace

Software Engineer and Systems Operator, IBM
Mike Wallace is a software engineer and systems operator with a particular interest in distributed systems and the many and varied ways they can fail. He has been an engineer at IBM (formerly Cloudant) for the last two years as both a developer and operator of their globally distributed Database-as-a-Service platform (based on Apache CouchDB) and is a CouchDB committer. | | Although far from a regular public speaker he has some experience... Read More →

Tuesday September 29, 2015 16:00 - 16:50

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