James Nugent

James Nugent

Event Sourcing and Cloud Operations Expert
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James is a software engineer from Bath, England currently working on a variety of projects. He has worked in engineering at HashiCorp, Boundary, Samsung Electronics and Jet.com, and was a founding member of the Event Store team. He is a connoisseur of West Country cider and old guitars.

Database Fundamentals for Event Sourced Systems (Talk, Main Conference)
by James Nugent

Event sourcing requires a small yet uncommon set of primitives from the database being used for storage.

In this talk, we'll go back to the first principles of event sourcing and look at why each of these requirements exists, how (and if!) it can be satisfied by systems commonly in use today, and where it makes sense to relax the constraints.

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