Polyglot Persistence: Choosing the Right Storage Mix

Does getting your data into tables and columns have you tied up in knots? Help is on the way! Microsoft Azure gives you many storage options beyond relational data, and our team of experts walks you through them.

In this first in a series of demo-rich explorations of data on Azure, take a look at key-value stores, along with document and graph databases. Learn the advantages of non-relational databases, and find out how to choose and access the most efficient storage. Follow along as the team builds a comprehensive sample app, in this practical and entertaining course.

Course Outline:

  • The Data Landscape
  • Relational Databases
  • Key-Value Stores
  • Document Databases
  • Graph Databases
  • Column Stores
  • Polyglot Persistence
Instructor Team
Ryan CrawCour | Microsoft Program Manager | @ryancrawcour
Ryan CrawCour has been building software for more than 20 years, many of which were spent building and integrating data solutions. Before joining Microsoft in Redmond, he worked in the APAC business helping organizations build exciting applications in Azure. He now works on the Azure DocumentDB product team.
​David Makogon | Microsoft Cloud Architect | @dmakogon
David Makogon has been a software creationist and architect for more than 25 years. He is currently a Senior Azure Architect at Microsoft and, prior to joining Microsoft, he was an Azure MVP. David spends lots of energy in the user community, speaking at user groups, conferences, and code camps.
Live Event Details
February 24, 2015
9am–3pm PST
What: Fast-paced live virtual session
Cost: Free
Audience: Architects and Developers interested in persistent data solutions on Microsoft Azure

Familiarity with database storage concepts