[Baypiggies] [ANNOUNCE] Python on non-relational databases (SF Python Meetup, Wed 6/10, 7p)

wesley chun wescpy at gmail.com
Wed Jun 3 08:02:55 CEST 2009

below is the announcement for the next SF Python Meetup next week in
case any of you can make it.


Announcing a new Meetup for San Francisco Python Meetup Group!

What: Python on non-relational databases
When: June 10, 2009 7:00 PM
Where: Click the link below to find out!

Meetup Description: This month, we have some special guests from New
York giving us a sneak preview of their presentation in Euro Python


We will start by briefly discussing the trend towards the use of
non-relational databases, including CouchDB, MongoDB, Big Table,
SimpleDB, etc. We will mention the use cases that have caused these
databases to be developed and briefly discuss the differences between

Next we will discus some real world use cases for non-relational
databases, using MongoDB as a concrete example. This will include
demonstrations and discussion of Python code using MongoDB.

Finally we'll open the floor to Q&A.

Main speaker:
Mike Dirolf is a software engineer working for 10gen in New York City.
He has been programming in Python since 2003 and handles all Python
support for MongoDB, 10gen's document-oriented database. Mike received
a B.S.E. in Computer Science from Princeton University.

Guest speaker:
Dwight Merriman co-founded DoubleClick in 1995 and served as its CTO
for ten years. He was the architect of the DoubleClick ad serving
infrastructure, DART, which serves tens of billions of ads per day.
Dwight is also the co-founder, Chairman, and the original architect of
Panther Express (now part of CDNetworks), a content distribution
network (CDN) technology which serves hundreds of thousands of objects
per second. He is also a
board member of the web photo/video sharing company Phanfare. Dwight
received a B.S. in Systems Analysis/Computer Science from Miami
University of Ohio.

6:30p - 7:00p Pizza and Networking
7:00p - 8:30p Main talk / Q&A

Please RSVP so we know how much food to order ;-)

About Slide's office:
2.5 blocks from Cal Train
Easy parking along 2nd street and Brannan


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