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Eric Genesky06/04/13
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Solr - The Search-First NoSQL Database

As the NoSQL ecosystem looks to integrate great search, great search is naturally beginning to expose many NoSQL features. Will these Goliath's collide?

Seth Proctor06/04/13
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Raising the Bar with LINQ

With NuoDB release 1.1 we have added support for Microsoft .Net and Language INtegrated Queries (LINQ).

Pascal Alma06/04/13
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Archiving Your S3 Content

In a previous post I showed how to setup a Glacier Vault and put data in it by using a CLI. Another way to make use of the cheaper storage service is to move your data from a S3 bucket . . .

Eric Genesky06/03/13
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Apache Cassandra Overview

Here's a look at the basics of Apache Cassandra from DataStax.

Don Pinto06/03/13
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Create a Couchbase Cluster with Ansible

When I was looking for a more effective way to create my cluster I asked some sysadmins which tools I should use to do it. The answer I got during OSDC was not Puppet, nor Chef, but was Ansible.

Eric Genesky06/03/13
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Check Out FoundationDB Beta

Today, FoundationDB announced the availability of their "ACID compliant, high-performance NoSQL database platform."

Eric Genesky06/03/13
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Distributed Patterns You Should Know

Eric Redmond presents on distributed patterns you should know at NoSQL Matters.

Eric Genesky06/02/13
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Why NoSQL, Why Riak?

This is a 1h20m presentation by Justin Sheehy, CTO of Basho Technologies, that is focused on Riak and NoSQL solutions.

Eric Genesky06/02/13
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HBase Architecture

Here's a 50-minute presentation on HBase Schema Design from the NoSQL Matters conference.

Eric Genesky06/01/13
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NoSQL or SQL: What is Best for My App

Over the past few years, there has been an emergence and growth in database providers. From this many questions have arisen for application developers from enterprises to start-ups . . .

Eric Genesky06/01/13
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Data Modeling with Neo4j

From the NoSQL Matters conference, here's a presentation by Michael Hunger of Neo Technology that focuses on data modeling with Neo4j.

Eric Genesky05/31/13
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Links You Don't Want to Miss (May 31)

Today, you can start printing firearms by backing a Kickstarter campaign for a cheap 3D printer. Also, Martin Fowler tells a joke.

Ayende Rahien05/31/13
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RavenDB's Scripted Index Results

Scripted Index Results (I wish it would have a better name) is a really interesting new feature in RavenDB 2.5.

Eric Genesky05/31/13
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How to Compare NoSQL Databases

This presentation from NoSQL matters focuses on Aerospike, Cassandra, Couchbase, and MongoDB.

Eric Genesky05/31/13
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Graph Databases and Gaming

Here's a 1/2-hour presentation from Neo Technology focused on graph databases and how they are relevant to trends in the video gaming industry.

Don Pinto05/30/13
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A Couchbase Cluster in Minutes with Vagrant and Puppet

Since I work as part of the engineering team at Couchbase, I need to run my code against a variety of server deployments.

Anders Karlsson05/30/13
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JSON Datatype in MariaDB Prototype

I have patched up a MariaDB version with JSON support, just for the fun of it. This is not the best version of MariaDB around, as I am not a MariaDB developer . . .

Andreas Kollegger05/30/13
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Neo4j 2.0 Milestone 3

The latest M03 milestone release of Neo4j 2.0 is as you expected all about improvements to Cypher.

Ayende Rahien05/30/13
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RavenDB's Dynamic Reporting

One of the nice things about having more realistic demo data set is that we can now actually show demos on that data.

Giorgio Sironi05/29/13
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NoSQL does not mean no migrations (but opens up new ways of doing them)

Being schemaless doesn't mean you will never have to migrate data between the implicit schemas with which data is represented inside NoSQL databases such as MongoDB. Even when leaving in place code that works with multiple versions of data and provide a smooth transition between the old and new formats, indexes provide an example of operation to be performed once and for all and that is mostly put outside of the code the database supports.

Andreas Kollegger05/29/13
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Neo4j Community Ecosystem Project Releases for 1.9.GA

In the wake of last Tuesday's Neo4j 1.9 GA release, the Neo4j community released a number of dependent ecosystem projects for Neo4j 1.9 to the Neo4j Maven repository

A. Jesse Jiryu Davis05/29/13
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The Green Matrix

For a year and a half I've been part of the team maintaining PyMongo, the Python MongoDB driver. It's one of the most widely used Python packages with 1.5 million lifetime downloads.

Ayende Rahien05/28/13
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RavenDB Sample Data: Hello Northwind

For RavenDB 2.5, we updated the sample data to use the brand new and amazing (wait for it…) Northwind database.

A. Jesse Jiryu Davis05/28/13
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Review of "MongoDB Applied Design Patterns" by Rick Copeland

There's a lot of bad advice out there regarding MongoDB. As I wrote in my last review, even smart sources can encourage risky methods.

Moshe Kaplan05/28/13
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How Much RAM Should You Have for MongoDB?

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.