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Mitch Pronschinske08/15/13
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Genghis: A Single-File App to Subjugate MongoDB

If you use MongoDB and you haven't heard of Genghis, you may want to check it out. It might not be very long before Genghis conquers most of the MongoDB installations in the world.

Mitch Pronschinske08/15/13
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Amazon DynamoDB and Mobile

The AWS Mobile Development blog features a new four-part series on using the AWS Mobile SDKs with DynamoDB. I like the pairs of Android and iOS code snippets for each example. Here are the links and titles for three of the four tutorials.

Mitch Pronschinske08/14/13
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NoSQL Benchmarks for ASP.NET Sesson State Providers

The four NoSQL stores that were benchmarked were Couchbase, Redis, MemCached and RavenDb. Who came out on top?

Mitch Pronschinske08/14/13
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How to Add Interval Sets to Redis

The RedisToGo blog has a comprehensive tutorial for adding interval sets in a Redis deployment. Redis gets a lot of benefits from not having the bloat of a plugin system, but it means that processes like the one in this tutorial are required in some cases.

Mitch Pronschinske08/14/13
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Riak CS 1.4 Adds OpenStack Integration and a Better API

Amazon DynamoDB and other cloud-based NoSQL stores might want to take a look at the competitive new features that Riak Cloud Storage is offering in version 1.4, which was released this week.

Mitch Pronschinske08/14/13
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The Non-Blocking Redis Driver for Scala

One of the more performant clients for using Scala and the Redis NoSQL database is "rediscala," which has been quite active on GitHub this month. It is reactive, typesafe, and non-blocking.

Shiv Kumar Ganesh08/14/13
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Using Redis For Session Storage

Shiv Kumar Ganesh believes Redis can help us by being the ultimate session store with really low latency. Check out the architecture he diagrammed and its explanation.

Andreas Kollegger08/14/13
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Exploring LinkedIn in Neo4j

The author goes on a quest for a way to get the data out of the InMap, and into Neo4j. Something that you might expect to take days or weeks - but from the first google search to publishing this post was literally just 2-3 hours of work. It’s dead easy.

Trisha Gee08/14/13
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The MongoDB Java Driver 3.0

You may have heard that the JVM team at 10gen is working on a 3.0 version of the Java driver. It's a bigger project than it might seem. Here are some of the really great features that the team is working on to make MongoDB and absolute joy to use with Java.

Mitch Pronschinske08/14/13
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Why Neo4j is Reducing Emphasis on the REST API and Putting More on Cypher

An in-depth discussion has been going on over at the neo4j google group discussing the merits and issues related to the explicit node identity of the REST API versus Cypher access.

Mitch Pronschinske08/14/13
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Riak Doesn't Shy Away From Comparisons

The NoSQL data store Riak does an interesting thing in its documentation. It features technical comparisons to seven different well-known NoSQL databases. It's pretty transparent and refreshing if you ask me.

Mitch Pronschinske08/13/13
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Neo4j and Object Finding

It's much easier it is to find the the child and parent paths of an object when you transfer your data into neo4j and use the Cypher query language.

Mitch Pronschinske08/13/13
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The HuffPost Moves to MongoDB, Scala, Play and Angular

Big news from probably one of the biggest news sites out there. The Huffington Post is abandoning its PHP/MySQL stack in favor of newer technologies. One of them was MongoDB. Here's what the author of the post had to say...

Mitch Pronschinske08/13/13
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A Gremlin Without a Cause: TinkerPop 2.4.0 Released

MVB Marko Rodriguez recently announced the release of TinkerPop 2.4, which is a bunch of graph database frameworks, algorithm packages, servers, and more. This release was dubbed "Gremlin Without a Cause," and you can see the logo to go with it below (it's the Gremlin logo dressed like James Dean).

Mitch Pronschinske08/13/13
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Neo4j at Squidoo and Glassdoor

Neo4j was implemented to power Postcards, the new interest graph enabled product from popular social publishing platform Squidoo.

Mitch Pronschinske08/12/13
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Data Modeling for Low Cost and High Performance With DynamoDB

Efficient schema design reduces cost and eliminates barriers to scalability. This requires a different approach to data modeling, with a focus on optimizing for usage patterns rather than merely describing objects.

Chris Chang08/12/13
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Mining Twitter Data and Stashing it in MongoDB

Twitter-Harvest is a Python script that utilizes the Twitter REST API v1.1 to retrieve tweets from a user’s timeline and insert them into a MongoDB database. It takes care of the nitty gritty and allows you to explore what makes MongoDB great.

Andreas Kollegger08/12/13
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Neo4j 2.0 Reaches M4

Previously it was considered good practice to wrap read operations inside a transaction. The 2.0.0-M04 release makes this recommendation mandatory. Cypher got its fair share of changes too.

Mitch Pronschinske08/11/13
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MongoDB Hadoop Adapter Reaches 1.1

The 10gen blog announced the release of Mongo-Hadoop 1.1 in a post that recaps the project's progress so far.

Mitch Pronschinske08/11/13
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DDD, Rails, and MongoDB

DDD isn't well known in Ruby developer circles. Don't discount it. DDD could be a boon to the Ruby community if it gained momentum. See how this sample Ruby on Rails/MongoDB app was built using DDD techniques.

Paul Lothridge08/11/13
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NuoDB 1.2 Sneak Preview

Get the details on the upcoming NuoDB 1.2 release, follow below. No window dressing, just the facts, so read on...

Mitch Pronschinske08/10/13
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Casual Log Collection and Querying with fluent-plugin-riak

Learn how Riak and fluentd make a powerful combination for log collection and querying. The fluent-plugin-riak library makes it all possible.

Mitch Pronschinske08/10/13
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Why 10gen is Awesome for Offering Online Training

I recently discovered that 10gen, in their quest for MongoDB dominance, has made a brilliant move. They offer free online courses, just like you would find on Coursera.org or Udacity! I haven't yet found another open source-focused vendor that has something like this.

Mitch Pronschinske08/08/13
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Data Types: An Aspect of the Schema, Not the Schema Itself

The post "Data Types != Schema" is a really interesting post that provides a clear fundamental look at how we define databases, data types, and schema within the context of the fairly unique NoSQL database, HBase.

Mitch Pronschinske08/08/13
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An Improved Redis-Benchmark

Redis inventor Salvatore Sanfilippo posted to the Redis google group recently about some changes to the redis-benchmark utility. The tool is, as you would expect, for testing and load simulation.