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Thanks for attending my talk "PHP and MongoDB" at PHP Benelux that I gave on January 28th, 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-phpbnl12.pdf



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Great talk for beginners.

Nice features, opened my taste for Mongo

A great and interesting introduction to MongoDB. I will start experimenting soon!

Good basic info. Great presentation for beginners.

good presentational skills and the information was very useful. thanks

Good intro, nice & well balanced talk

Great talk. As a non mongo user this talk wanted me to start trying it.

Nice jumpstart, makers me want to give it a go.

Nicely presented, although I missed use cases for MongoDB

Very good introduction to MongoDB.

Where were all the references? I read that even Disney uses MongoDB? WHERE WAS THIS ALL IN THE PRESENTATION!!?

The presentation wasn't what I expected. Good presentation and learned about MongoDB through the query examples. I wish it included some information on MongoDB schema design, but the brief mention also helped a lot.

Good introduction to MongoDB!

Good introduction in MongoDB with PHP. Would like to see some use cases and some intro in schema design.

You can see that Derick is an experienced speaker, although MangoDB is an interesting topic, the presentation could be made much more interesting, by using real scenarios.

Great talk. Through its information it convinced me not to persue MongoDB any further (because of lack of transactions, the cumbersome syntax and I believe Derick mentioned that map-reduce support was not great either). What I want to see in a NoSQL talk is how the system scales. This is the primary reason for leaving the SQL world after all. A large scale live comparison with MySQL would be welcome.

I think Derick is an excellent speaker and this was another fine talk. I haven't seen any examples that urged me to try it for replacing my existing solutions or future solutions on a short term, but I know it thanks to this presentation. Good job Derick!

It's a nice introduction to MongoDB. Covered the basics pretty good.

Nice introduction indeed, gave me a good idea of the various features in mongoDB.

ignited my taste for mongo. Thanks