Data Stores in Start Up Land, No Size Fits All!

Ben Regenspan, CTO, Soho Tech Labs, a Lerer Ventures Incubator

Mon. Oct. 15, 6:30pm   -   NYC
Free beer + soda, nuts, chips, candy and snacks!

Ben Regenspan

CTO, Soho Tech Labs, a Lerer Ventures Incubator

Data Stores in Start Up Land, No Size Fits All!

In this interactive Q&A event we will learn from Ben Regenspan, the CTO of Soho Tech Labs (a Lerer Ventures Incubator), many database and startup insights including:

  • What was the hardest parts of scaling the HuffingtonPost?
  • Why use Redis? Where is Redis best-suited?
  • Why use MongoDB? Can't we just use MongoDB instead of Redis and MySQL?
  • How does the Lerer Ventures incubator come up with and execute projects? How quickly can you build a new venture?
  • Does CasaHop really use Postgres? Why???
  • How is RebelMouse growing so fast with so few scaling issues?
  • Is Oracle killing MySQL?
  • How do you work with a globally-distributed international development team?

Ben Regenspan is the CTO of Soho Tech Labs, a Lerer Ventures Incubator. He was Lead Social Developer at Huffington Post, where he played a key role in building social features that allowed Huffington Post to grow and innovate. He is also a world-renowned scarf collector and inappropriate Tweeter.

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