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Thanks for attending my talk "MongoDB and PHP" at Lone Star PHP that I gave on June 30th, 2012. Here you can find some extra information about the talk if they are available. For this talk we have:


If you have any questions about the talk, feel free to contact me. My details are on the contact page.


The talks slides can be downloaded at mongo-lonestar12.pdf



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This talk was a solid introduction to MongoDB. The talk did a good job of demonstrating how to accept data and store it along with the limitations involved with using MongoDB.

Well prepared presentation. Most MongoDB presentations lack PHP specifics, so that was a definite benefits. Was disappointed that some of the topics in the description (Grid, Map Reduce) got dropped.

While I've seen talks about MongoDB and PHP before, this one gave me a good idea of how Mongo has progressed and what you can do to address indexing, performance, fault tolerance, etc...

Great material and a good delivery (although Derick seemed a bit more stiff during this talk than OpenStreetMaps - he clearly likes talking about maps better ;) ). Thanks for the book and stickers!

I struggled to understand a lot of what was said. I left knowing I would never want to use MongoDB. Seemed like the whole talk revolved around how to get it to behave properly. Was nice of the speaker to give away books.

I was a bit familiar with MongoDB beforehand, but Derick's talk really clarified things and was a great introduction. He has good delivery, as well.