RAM is much faster than hard disks. For example, we gained X7 performance boost when we used MySQL In Memory engine rather than InnoDB engine.
I was chatting with Brian Blignaut last week after the Equal Experts NoSQL event and he made an interesting observation that in this age of Polyglot Persistence we often rule out the relational database.
The following code has a very subtle bug - can you figure out what the problem is?
The following 1:22 lecture was originally presented by Professor Steven Skiena at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
This is part 2 (of 2) of my Programming VoltDB – Easy, Flexible and Ultra-fast series
Graph Databases have long been the realm of highly technical IT development professionals.
This video from 2011 may be a little old, but it offers a strong overview of the features of Apache Cassandra.
In this post i will explain how can we interact with data residing in MongoDB using .Net.
You’ll be seeing much more from me in the way of me introducing new innovative features in upcoming releases, how we build NuoDB . . .
Neo Technology CEO Emil Eifrem provides a fast paced introduction to NOSQL, graph databases, and Neo4j, the world's leading graph database.
Piotr Klaczkowski, of DataStax, presented this 40-minute look at DataStax Enterprise at NoSQL matters.
Here's a 10-minute video for those who are looking to get started with Neo4j, the popular Java-based NoSQL solution.
Here's a 23-minute webinar focused on dynamic aggregation with RavenDB, a .NET NoSQL solution.
Lynn Langit presents this 32-minute first part in a five part series of MapReduce tutorials.
Hortonworks recently unveiled the Hortonworks Sandbox, a free, comprehensive, easy-to-use, hands-on learning environment that provides the fastest onramp for anyone . . .
Pavlo Baron presented this 45-minute lecture on Big Data minus Java/Hadoop at NoSQL Matters.
Here's a video from last August that focuses on Adobe's adoption of Neo4j as their graph solution.
Here's a 45-minute presentation on Polyglot Persistence from NoSQL Matters presented by Ralf Engelschall.
Sharding is generally done for one or both of two reasons: To increase I/O bandwidth, and to partition in-memory data for more efficient usage of distributed caching
Last week I released into OSS a library I’ve been hacking on for almost two years. It’s called Reactor and it’s a bit of a Frankenstein since it leverages the knowledge . . .
I’ve recently discovered a very interesting read about Pinterest‘s architecture experimentation.
The second edition of MongoDB: The Definitive Guide is now available from O’Reilly (affiliate link). It covers both developing with and administering MongoDB.
There is a big problem in the RavenDB build process. To be rather more exact, there is a… long problem in the RavenDB build process.
I’ve been playing around with modelling a product taxonomy and one thing that I wanted to do was find out the full path where a product sits under the tree.
Take a trip to Google Island, check out the Codebunk pair programming tool, and a promise-based ORM for Node.js. Plus: developer wages drop 2%, and Brian Eno on creative problem solving.