NoSQL Roadshow London 2012

Akmal B. Chaudhri, Senior IT Specialist, IBM UK

Akmal B. Chaudhri

Biography: Akmal B. Chaudhri

Akmal B. Chaudhri, Senior IT Specialist, IBM UK. Akmal has been working with database technology since 1988. He has worked in a variety of roles, covering development, consultancy and product strategy with Reuters, Logica, Computer Associates, Informix and IBM. He has published and presented widely on Java, XML and Database-related topics and edited or co-edited ten books, and is now working on a new book on NoSQL technology. He has also worked extensively with the academic community on a world-wide basis through community outreach programs at Informix and IBM. He holds a BSc (1st Class Hons.) in Computing and Information Systems, MSc in Business Systems Analysis and Design and a PhD in Computer Science. He is a Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS) and a Chartered IT Professional (CITP). @akmalchaudhri

Presentation: Considerations for using NoSQL technology on your next IT project

Time: Thursday 09:00 - 09:45 / Location: Bridewell Suite


Over the past few years, we have seen the emergence and growth in NoSQL technology. This has attracted interest from organizations looking to solve new business problems. There are also examples of how this technology has been used to bring practical and commercial benefits to some organizations. However, since it is still an emerging technology, careful consideration is required in finding the relevant developer skills and choosing the right product. In this presentation, we will discuss these issues in greater detail. In particular, we will focus on some of the leading NoSQL products and discuss their architectures and suitability for different problems.