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Why I Chose MongoDB for guardian.co.uk
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| by Mat Wall Follow 1 Followers on Aug 11, 2011 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in London Mar 5-9, 2018. Join us!

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Summary
Mat Wall makes a journey through Guardian’s online history, outlining technologies used – Perl/CGI, CMS, J2EE, Oracle-, and explaining why they chose a NoSQL solution – MongoDB - and its advantages.

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Mat Wall is Lead Software Architect for guardian.co.uk, one of Europe's largest newspaper websites. He has lead the architecture team designing their new content management system and, more recently, the Guardian's Open Platform. He is currently focused on using NoSQL technologies to simplify their systems and provide the next generation of online services for guardian.co.uk.

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