The Fifth Elephant 2013

An Event on Big Data and Cloud Computing

Edouard Servan-Schreiber


MongoDB: An Overview

Submitted Jun 20, 2013

Participants of this workshop will have a sense of how easy it is to get started with MongoDB and why it makes their development faster and easier. They will also understand how MongoDB allows them to scale.


This will be a practical demonstration of MongoDB overviewing

  • Schema design
  • MongoDB query language
  • Indexing options
  • Aggregation functionality
  • Basics of replication
  • Basics of sharding


Participants can follow the workshop hands on by downloading MongoDB on their laptop (

Speaker bio

Dr. Edouard Servan-Schreiber is Director for Solution Architecture at 10gen, advising customers on how to make MongoDB make their business simpler, faster, and better.
Previously, Edouard was director for cross-channel analytics at Teradata, leading projects in advanced analytics and predictive modeling with customers in all heavily data-driven industries such as telco, retail, finance, high tech manufacturing.
Edouard’s specialty is to help customers extract business value from their data through the effective use of technology and analytics.


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