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Working at 10gen

As of today I am working for 10gen, the company behind MongoDB. I have been contracting with them for a few months to work on the PHP driver for MongoDB. I am now making the switch to a full time position.

I am responsible for supporting MongoDB in the PHP ecosystem through driver development, integration with open source tools, community support, and developer advocacy. For now, I will concentrate to get the driver into a better shape, and speaking about MongoDB and PHP.

I have already given a few talks on the subject, and if you would like me to speak at your user group or conference, please let me know. If you have any comments on using MongoDB with PHP, I would love to hear them too.

I am looking forwards with the awesome team at 10gen. Both with team in London, as well as with the folks in Palo Alto, New York and Dublin. 10gen is also hiring a few more people for a similar position in New York and Palo Alto. Have a look at the job posting here if you are interested.


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Congratulations Derick; I do hope you will still have time to continue to work on the excellent xdebug :)

Congrats Derick!


We're so glad to have you!


Congrats Derick! You should come talk at our user group in Denver :)

Congrats Derick. Great fit for both of you. Look forward to a better PHP driver. ;)

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