You've Got Documents! A MongoDB Jump Start

Wondering what the buzz is all about with NoSQL? If you're an open source developer and you want to store unstructured data, see why MongoDB, a scalable document-oriented database, is so popular in this arena, plus explore how to use it on Azure.

Learn how to set up MongoDB and how to load data in bulk, do simple queries, scale for data with sharding, and much more. Experts Steven Edouard and Rami Sayar show you how easy it is to get up and running, as they explore NoSQL, Documents, Map Reduce, and scaling via C# and Node.js. Check out this course, watch some cool demos, and see if MongoDB is for you!

Course Outline:

  • Intro to NoSQL
  • Getting Started with MongoDB
  • Databases, Collections, and Documents
  • Map/Reduce and Advanced Queries
  • MongoDB via C# and Node.js
  • Running MongoDB in the Cloud
Instructor Team
​Rami Sayar | Microsoft Developer Evangelist | @ramisayar

Rami Sayar is a technologist who is passionate about the intersection of art, design, and the web. For the past five years, he has been experimenting with the bleeding edge of emerging technologies, determined to find use for them in everyday life. In his current role as a Developer Evangelist for Microsoft Canada in Montreal, Rami covers technical areas, such as open source technologies, open data, and cloud computing, in addition to growth hacking and marketing. He is a frequent international speaker and has spoken at prestigious conferences, including FITC, KWS, and TEDxHEC Montreal. At TEDxHEC, he conducted a very memorable live experiment with the crowd, dealing with large-scale collaborative storytelling. Rami is prevented from sleeping by his curiosity for experimentation, his insistence on shipping high-quality code, and his goal of helping startups survive the grind. Follow Rami on his blog.

Steven Edouard | Microsoft Developer Evangelist | @sedouard

Steven Edouard is a Developer Evangelist and full-time hacker at Microsoft. Before moving to the Bay, he worked on the .NET runtime team as a Software Test Engineer delivering products like .NET 4.5 and .NET Native Compilation. Now his great passion is to enable startups with open source technologies on Azure.

Live Event Details
December 5, 2014
9am–5pm PST
What: Fast-paced live virtual session
Cost: Free
Audience: Open source enthusiasts

No MongoDB experience is required, but a familiarity with JavaScript or C# is important.