#219: In a world overflowing with data, traditional relational databases struggled to keep up with the demands of scalability, flexibility, and performance. Enter NoSQL, a groundbreaking approach to database management that shattered the limitations of the past.
In this episode, we talk with Matthew Groves, Product Marketing Manager for Couchbase, about his thoughts on SQL (the language), where you should actually start programming if you’re new to the industry and why conferences and user groups are starting to make their return.
Matthew D. Groves is a guy who loves to code. It doesn’t matter if it’s C#, jQuery, or PHP: he’ll submit pull requests for anything. He has been coding professionally ever since he wrote a QuickBASIC point-of-sale app for his parent’s pizza shop back in the 90s. He currently works as a Product Marketing Manager for Couchbase. His free time is spent with his family, watching the Reds, and getting involved in the developer community. He is the author of AOP in .NET (Manning), Pro Microservices in .NET (Apress), a Pluralsight author, and a Microsoft MVP.
Viktor Farcic is a member of the Google Developer Experts and Docker Captains groups, and published author.
His big passions are DevOps, Containers, Kubernetes, Microservices, Continuous Integration, Delivery and Deployment (CI/CD) and Test-Driven Development (TDD).
He often speaks at community gatherings and conferences (latest can be found here).
His random thoughts and tutorials can be found in his blog TechnologyConversations.com.
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