Steve Francia

Steve Francia
Chief Evangelist, 10gen

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Steve Francia leads the public side of the engineering organization at 10gen including integration, evangelism, support and consulting. Steve brings to this role his experience as VP of engineering at OpenSky where he build the worlds first e-commerce site powered by MongoDB and one of the first PHP sites backed by MongoDB. Steve has been an engineer, entrepreneur and executive since 1995 when he built one of the first ecommerce sites while working for American Telecom. His previous roles include CIO/COO at Portero, VP of Development at Takkle and Founder & CTO of Supernerd. Steve loves open source. He has contributed to dozens of open source projects including MongoDB, Doctrine, Symfony2 and Zoop and has started a few of his own. Steve holds a BA from Brigham Young University in Philosophy, where among other things, he created and taught a course on dynamic web development.

Sessions

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Location: Portland 255
Steve Francia (10gen)
Average rating: ***..
(3.76, 21 ratings)
This hands-on session will introduce the audience to building applications with MongoDB - the open source document-oriented NoSQL database. The tutorial will take the user through building a simple location-based (like foursquare) from start to finish. Attendees will finish the session with a working application they use to check into locations around Portland from any HTML5 enabled phone! Read more.
Office Hours
Location: Expo Hall (Table A)
Steve Francia (10gen)
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Location: Portland 252
Tags: php, nosql, mongodb
Steve Francia (10gen)
Average rating: ***..
(3.75, 8 ratings)
It is common to use multiple systems as part of the infrastructure of an application, but it’s sometimes unclear to developers when to use MongoDB alongside a relational database and what the best practices are. This presentation will introduce MongoDB, make the case for hybrid applications, and outline several real-world examples of such applications. Read more.

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