Joel Lord!

Developer Advocate at MongoDB

Joel Lord (@joel__lord on Twitter) is passionate about the web and technology in general. He likes to learn new things, but most of all, he wants to share his discoveries. He does so by travelling at various conferences all across the globe. He graduated from college in computer programming in the last millennium. Apart from a little break to get his BSc in computational astrophysics, he was always in the industry. In his daily job, Joel is a developer advocate with MongoDB, where he connects with software engineers to help them make the web better by using best practices around JavaScript. During his free time, he can be found stargazing on a campground somewhere or brewing a fresh batch of beer in his garage.

Moving From Relational To Documents: Changing Your Mindset

Document databases are amazing! They are webscale and can solve all of your problems. If you’re a software developer used to relational databases, you need to unlearn everything you know. And that can be uncomfortable. While it is true that a document database can make you more productive, it can also have a steep learning curve before you can be efficient with it. In this talk, you will learn to take those concepts you’ve applied in relational databases for years and port them into the document database world.

3:30 PM

Drax (Live 17 - Simul 20)