NoSQL Roadshow London 2012

Presentation: "RIAK Use Cases: Dissecting the Solutions to Hard Problems"

Time: Thursday 17:45 - 18:30 / Location: Bridewell Suite

When building a distributed, NoSQL database, a lot of traditionally accepted theories and practices go out the window. The simple fact of building systems for distributed environments throws up many challenges that are not easily met with traditional software approaches. This session intends to take a deeper look at some popular use cases around Riak – delving deeper into the configurations and the trade-offs made by the users to insure success in a distributed environment. Attendees of this session will come away with a greater understanding of the flexibility of NoSQL solutions like Riak, as well as how Riak solves serious data problems in interesting ways, and learn where Riak might not 

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Ian Plosker, Technical Lead, International Operations at Basho Technologies

Ian Plosker

Biography: Ian Plosker

Ian Plosker is the Technical Lead, International Operations at Basho Technologies, the makers of the open source database Riak. He has been developing software professionally for 10 years and programming since childhood. Prior to working at Basho, he developed everything from CMS to bioinformatics platforms to corporate competitive intelligence management systems. At Basho, he's been helping customers be incredibly successful using Riak.

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