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Introduction to Apache CouchDB

NoSQL databases are used in most modern stacks. We will look Apache CouchDB in this hands-on webinar. There is no installation needed if you want to follow along, as we will use a hosted version of CouchDB.

🎓 What you will learn

  • What are noSQL databases
  • How do they compare to RDBMS databases
  • Introduction to CouchDB
  • Database operations
  • Table operations
  • Searching
  • Indexing
  • SDKs

👩‍💻👨🏼‍💻 Who should attend

This workshop is for the curious! Everybody is welcome. If you are new to programming, you will run into NoSQL databases sooner or later. This will be an overview with resources to delve deeper. If you are an experienced programmer and have only used RDBMS in the past, join us to learn NoSQL. These databases are very easy to use and should be part of every developers tool belt.

🛠 Prerequisite

IBM Cloud account. Create one here -

Upkar Lidder is a Full Stack Developer and Data Wrangler with a decade of development experience in a variety of roles. He can be seen speaking at various conferences and participating in local tech groups and meetups. He is currently curious about magic behind Machine Learning and Deep Learning, specifically use of NLP in chatbots. Upkar went to graduate school in Canada and currently resides in the United States.

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