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[vox] BayPIGgies meeting Tonight, Thursday, January 27,2011: Introduction to CouchDB

BayPIGgies meeting Tonight, Thursday, January 27, 2011:  Introduction to

This meeting's talk is 
Introduction to CouchDB 
by Luke Gostlings 

This talk introduces one 'NoSQL' solution, CouchDB, and how to get it
play well with Python. Topics covered: 
* Introduction to CouchDB 
* A python ORM for CouchDB 
* Parsing CouchDB documents within python 
* Writing view functions in python 
* Map/reduce on CouchDB from python 
* Lessons learned from managing and distributing a live deployment 
  at scale under high load
Speaker Bio: Luke Gostlings
Luke is a lead engineer at about.me (recently acquired by AOL). 
His prior positions were in: network security research, online
and small company stock offering markets. He has done contract work in 
the social and on-demand media spaces. He likes to dabble in NoSQL 
technologies, computer security, and financial markets. 
He has previously presented at CCCamp, San Francisco Startup Weekend, 
and RSAConference.


Meetings usually start with a Newbie Nugget, a short discussion of 
an essential Python feature, especially for those new to Python. 
Tonight's Newbie Nugget: 
Using zip() with Django, presented by Vicky Tuite

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Mountain View, CA 94043

BayPIGgies meeting information is available at 

------------------------ Agenda ------------------------

..... 7:30 PM ...........................
General hubbub, inventory end-of-meeting announcements, 
any first-minute announcements. 

..... 7:35 PM to 7:45 PM ................
Tonight's Newbie Nugget: Using zip() with Django, 
presented by Vicky Tuite

..... 7:45 PM to 8:25 PM (or so) ................
The talk: Introduction to CouchDB 

..... 8:25 PM to 8:55 PM (or so) ................
Questions and Answers 

..... 8:55 PM to 9:30 PM (or so) ................
Mapping and Random Access

Mapping is a rapid-fire audience announcement of issues, 
hiring, events, and other topics. 

Random Access follows people immediately to allow follow 
up on the announcements and other interests.

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