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Eric Genesky05/03/13
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MongoDB Backup Service Limited Release

10gen recently announced a cloud-based backup service designed for MongoDB. Here's a slice of the announcement . . .

Sandeep Patel05/02/13
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Getting Started with Redis Store: Installation in Ubuntu

Here's a simple step-by-step tutorial for getting started with Redis on Ubuntu

Pascal Alma05/02/13
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Using s3cmd for Working with AWS S3 Buckets

When you make use of (some of the) Amazon services there is a big chance S3 is one of them for the storage of files, be it temporary or more permanent.

Tommy Patterson05/02/13
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Build Your Own Private Cloud Series

Server virtualization has been a great set of technologies to reduce our capital expenses and some operating expenses by consolidating a larger number of virtualized server workloads in a smaller footprint . . .

Josh Adell05/02/13
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Serializing Data Like a PHP Session

PHP has several built-in ways of serializing/unserializing data. The most cross-platform is json_encode; pretty much every programming stack can JSON decode data that . . .

Eric Genesky05/01/13
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Why Choose NoSQL and Document Databases over RDBMS?

This screencast by Michael Kennedy shows you the stark contrast in simplicity between an application using a relational database and one using a document database such as VoltDB, MongoDB . . .

Rick Copeland05/01/13
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MongoDB Schema Design at Scale

Given that one of my most widely read blog posts is still MongoDB's Write Lock, I decided that my blog readers would also be interested in the quantitative comparison as well.

Rodrigo De Castro05/01/13
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Redis as Memcached Replacement?

I found Redis to be a very interesting option to Memcached for use as caching layer:

Dave Walker05/01/13
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Introducting a MongoDB Replica Set Demonstration and Experimentation Service

A lot of our users upgrade from single-node databases to replica set clusters without fully understanding how their driver, and therefore their application, will react to failover

Eric Genesky05/01/13
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College Credit: An Introduction to Apache Cassandra

Aaron Morton, DataStax MVP fo Cassandra, presents this 1-hour introduction to Apache's NoSQL solution.

Sandeep Patel04/30/13
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CouchDB: Adding Document Using Java Couchdb4j

Here's a quick tutorial for adding documents using Java Couchdb4j.

Mark Needham04/30/13
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Neo4j/Cypher: Returning a Row with Zero Count When No Relationship Exists

I’ve been trying to see if I can match some of the football stats that OptaJoe posts on twitter and one that I was looking at yesterday was around the number of red cards different teams have received.

Manu Pk04/30/13
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Book Review: NoSQL Distilled

First of all, it is a short book and you can run through the pages fast. As the title says, the book is really an introduction to NoSQL databases.

Ayende Rahien04/30/13
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RavenDB's Storage: Building a Sorted String Table

Applying the lessons from the leveldb codebase isn’t going to be a straightforward task. I already discussed why we can’t just use leveldb directly, so I won’t go into that.

Chris Travers04/29/13
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Introduction to PostgreSQL Arrays, Basic Concepts and Normalization Considerations

PostgreSQL has very good support for arrays of other data types. One can have nested data types where an attribute of a relation stores an array of tuples . . .

Ayende Rahien04/29/13
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RavenDB - Operational & Maintenance Tasks and Features Sneak Peaks

Here is a webinar presented by Oren Eini that focuses on operational tasks, maintenance tasks, and sneak peaks.

Eric Genesky04/29/13
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No Sharding with NuoDB

Here's a 1-hour webinar from NuoDB that covers how common enterprise strategies for scaling fall short, as well as how a CDMS like NuoDB enables innovation and cost reduction.

Eric Genesky04/28/13
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Building RightScale's Globally Distributed Datastore

Is your database holding back your application? Find out how we at RightScale use NoSQL databases such as Cassandra . . .

Ayende Rahien04/28/13
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Reviewing LevelDB: Part XVIII - Summary

In summary, I am quite happy that I spent the time reading all of this code. The LevelDB codebase is really simple, when you grok what it actually does.

Don Pinto04/27/13
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Couchbase Java SDK Internals

First and foremost, it is important to understand that the SDK wraps and extends the functionality of the spymemcached (called "spy") memcached library.

Ayende Rahien04/27/13
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RavenDB's Transaction Merging

I like reading interesting code bases. And in this case, I have been reading through the leveldb codebase for a while.

Eric Genesky04/26/13
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Hadoop Tutorial: Limitations of Network File System

Here's a quick 3-minute tutorial that will help you understand the limitations of commonly used distributed file systems.

Don Pinto04/26/13
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Top 10 Things an Ops/Sys Admin Must Know About Couchbase

The bottom line for any sysadmin is to keep the database and in case of Couchbase, keeping the cluster up and running 24x7.

Jessica Liu04/26/13
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Backup Your MongoDB Databases with MongoLab

Last year, a lot of folks asked us if they could use MongoLab’s admin tools on databases not hosted with MongoLab.

Eric Genesky04/26/13
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Links You Don't Want To Miss (Apr. 26)

Today: Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, safety in Rust 0.6, a clean architecture framework, and Ruby on Rails creator David Hansson on when empathy can be insulting. Plus: a 14-year-old McDonald's hamburger.