Jon Kleinberg focuses his discussion of cascading behavior on large social networks by exploring how the dynamics of information flow mirrors that of an epidemic.
Here are some interesting ramblings from a PhD student who discusses the history and types of NoSQL databases.
My good friend Vivek Mishra asked me to review his new book, Instant Apache Cassandra for Developers Starter . . .
Facebook certainly changed the way we are doing things. Sometimes, that ain’t always for the best, as can be seen from the way too much time humanity as a whole spend watching cat videos.
Oracle presents part 3 in a series on using Hadoop and HDFS for batch analysis with Oaracle NoSQL database. 9 minutes.
In RavenDB 2.5, we provide an easy way to grab all the data from the database, regardless of the usual paging limit.
This is a brief tutorial on how to use Node.js (using CoffeeScript) to connect to a MongoDB (using Mongoose) for a small project I am working on with a group of awesome students.
This past weekend, a team from Neo Technology participated in the NASA International Space Apps Challenge. Pernilla, Tobias, and Mattias from Neo Technology joined forces with our friend Hatim . . .
As a developer, I’ve been using Couchbase Server for couple of months now and I love it. Having written several apps myself, I’ve come to learn many (but not all) of the ins-and-outs of Couchbase.
NuoDB 1.0.2 is a maintenance release of NuoDB's elastically scalable SQL cloud database. Here's what's new . . .
Today: The Digital Public Library of America (and their APIs), TokuDB goes open source, jQuery 2.0, and how superior technology will only distract you. Also: what does it look like to wring out a washcloth in space?
NoSQLUnit is a JUnit extension to make writing unit and integration tests of systems that use NoSQL backend easier.
DZone's Repository Management Refcard was released this week. Carlos Sanchez, the card's author, answered a few questions about his professional experience, the authorship of the card, and . . .
By this point everyone is well acquainted with the power of Hadoop’s MapReduce. But what you’re also probably well acquainted with is the pain . . .
Your big data use cases drive the technology required to implement big data projects successfully. Hear Pythian's CTO Alex Gorbachev share his insights on when you should use Hadoop and MongoDB.
Infinispan team is coming to São Paulo (Brazil) to present on multiple topics around caching, data grids and NoSQL in Brazil's first ever JBoss Users & Developers Conference (JUDCon).
I am currently teaching a RavenDB Course, and we were just talking about indexing. In particular, Search Indexes, like the one here . . .
Here's an introduction to some basic terminology and ideas for a graph, including vertex set, edge set, cardinality, and other terms.
While running a simple key/value based solution on HBase usually requires an equally simple schema, it is less trivial to operate a different application that has to insert thousands of records . . .
MongoDB is the leading NoSQL database. MongoDB's open-source, document-oriented technology is popular among both developers and IT professionals given its agile and scalable approach.
The growing popularity of MongoDB means more and more people are thinking about data in ways divergent from traditional relational models.
Scalaris is a scalable, transactional, distributed key-value store. It thus overcomes the consistency and data model restrictions of common key-value stores.
Robert C.Martin wrote an interesting article about a set of metrics that can be used to measure the quality of an object-oriented design in terms of the interdependence between the subsystems of that design.
Here's Norberto Leite, of 10gen, discussing MongoDB and the JVM. You can find a version with the slides at the link below this video.
In this screencast, I show you how to use an open source library I've authored and published on NuGet which very easily adds optimistic concurrency to MongoDB in a . . .