experiences with postgres and mongodb at foursquare.com

Talk Type: 
45 Minute Talk
Track: 

MongoDB

Technical Level: 
Beginner
License: 
BSD

foursquare started off on mysql, switched to postgres, and is now split between postgres and mongodb with the majority of the data in mongo.

This talk will include:

  • reasons for the move
  • trade-offs made
  • logistics of performing the migration
  • mongo and postgres war stories