Choosing datastores

Choosing datastores

Guide on how to select datastores to solve different problems

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How do you select datastores and be aware of their limitations when applied to the problem at hand? Are there misconceptions you wish someone had cleared for you as you started on your journey of scaling with datastores?

Choosing data stores for your use cases conference will help you understand:

  • Running datastores at scale - and tuning, debugging and operations.
  • Solving specific use cases with a certain datastore.
  • Data modelling and developer experience with datastore.

Senior infrastructure and software engineers from Farfetch, Aerospike, Zeotap,, LinkedIn and Tesco engineering will share war stories and their learnings with practitioners in the audience.

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