In this solutions track talk, sponsored by MongoDB, Matt Asay discusses the differences and tradeoffs between some of the NoSQL and SQL databases and when Hadoop makes sense to be used with a NoSQL solution.
Trisha Gee demoes building a web application using Java, HTML5, Angular.js, Mongo.DB, Groovy and microservices in one hour.
Details on Pinterest's architeture, its systems -Pinball, Frontdoor-, and stack - MongoDB, Cassandra, Memcache, Redis, Flume, Kafka, EMR, Qubole, Redshift, Python, Java, Go, Nutcracker, Puppet, etc.
Garrett Eardley explores how Riot Games is leveraging Riak for their stats system, discussing why they chose Riak, the data model and indexes, and strategies for working with eventually consistent data.
Paul King presents working with databases in Groovy, covering datasets, GMongo, Neo4J, raw JDBC, Groovy-SQL, CRUD, Hibernate, caching, Spring Data technologies, etc.
Tom Coupland discusses some of the various technologies investigated, and in many cases deployed at Nokia including Gradle, Spring, MongoDB and Clojure.
Tony Tam shares tips for modeling data with MongoDB for a fast and scalable system based on his experience migrating billions of records from MySQL to MongoDB.
Andy Gross reflects on five years of involvement with Riak and distributed databases and discusses what went right, what went wrong, and what the next five years may hold for Riak.
Shanley Kane discusses Dynamo - consistent hashing, vector clocks, hinted handoff, gossip protocol - advances in each area, and how querying and application development has changed as a result of them.
Kenny Gorman provides advice on designing systems using MongoDB in order to avoid some of the pitfalls lurking along the way.
Jesse Newland discusses how GitHub pages were re-written with Erlang, Riak and Webmachine in order to improve their performance.