Tried of embedding ugly strings of SQL commands in your beautiful PHP code? Or your SQL programming skills not exactly sparkling? The MySQL Document Store allows you to use MySQL as a NoSQL JSON document database using modern programming structure. You get the best of of SQL and NoSQL on one server with the same set of data. This session covers the MySQL XDevAPI PECL extension and how to use the MySQL Document store to access document collections and/or relational tables. This will allow new developers to avoid the steep SQL learning curve and provide much easier to read (and comprehend) code.