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Eric Genesky04/02/13
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Accelerating Big Data with Hadoop (HDFS, MapReduce, and HBase)

In this video, D.K. Panda from Ohio State University presents: Accelerating Big Data with Hadoop (HDFS, MapReduce and HBase) and Memcached.

Mitch Pronschinske04/02/13
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DZone Links You Don't Want To Miss (4/2)

An April Fools Roundup, Rackspace acquisitions of NoSQL hosters, and NoSQL benchmarking. Plus the Bitcoin surge and the invisible UI concept.

Ayende Rahien04/01/13
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Introducing Rattlesnake.CLR

Okay, after spending quite a lot of time digging through the leveldb codebase, and with several years of working with RavenDB . . .

Mark Needham04/01/13
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Neo4j/Cypher: Playing Around with Time

I’ve done a bit of modelling with years and months in neo4j graphs that I’ve worked on previously but I haven’t ever done anything with time so I thought it’d be interesting to have a go with my football graph.

Mike Stonebraker04/01/13
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Introducing VoltDB 3.0

Over the past six months we’ve added a ton of features to VoltDB 3.0. This blog post lists the highlights, but that just scratches the surface . . .

Eric Genesky03/31/13
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Neo4j: Query Data with Cypher Using Telco Dataset

How to query your complex data with Cypher, and an existing dataset. Dataset available here.

Eric Genesky03/31/13
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Graph Databases and Neo4j Presentation at OKDG

Here's a 15-minute presentation by Brent Luehr from the Okanagan Developers Group.

Eric Genesky03/30/13
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Introducting Riak

The following is an 8-minute introduction to Riak from Engine Yard, and it is presented by Edward Chiu, a deployment engineer.

Ayende Rahien03/29/13
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Reviewing LevelDB: Part VI, the Log is Base for Atomicity

Here we are starting to get into the interesting bits. How do we actually write to disk. There are two parts of that. The first part is the log file . . .

Daniel Bartl03/29/13
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Cassandra 1.1 - Reading and Writing from SSTable Perspective

Each thrift insert request blocks until data is stored in commit log and memtable - this is all, other operations (like replication) are asynchronous . . .

Don Pinto03/29/13
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Couchbase NoSQL at Tunewiki: A Billion Documents and Counting

TuneWiki now stores more than 1,000,000,000 documents for its service in Couchbase, proving once again the scalability and performance you get with Couchbase.

Mike Stonebraker03/29/13
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JSON in VoltDB

VoltDB 3.0 introduces the use of JSON-encoded columns to allow more flexibility in how you structure and interact with your data.

A. Jesse Jiryu Davis03/28/13
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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.

Mike Stonebraker03/28/13
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Writing VoltDB Apps in Java Q&A

NewSQL and NoSQL databases present developers with a new and interesting programming model where there are fewer connections to the database . . .

Eric Genesky03/28/13
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Links You Don't Want To Miss (3/28)

Today: Mozilla introduces Persona and a web-based Unreal engine, Glass may be born in the USA, the Spamhaus/Cyberbunker showdown escalates, and some puns about floats.

Ayende Rahien03/28/13
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Reviewing LevelDB: Part V, Into the MemTables

You can read about the theory of Sorted Strings Tables and Memtables here. In this case, what I am interested in is going a bit deeper into the leveldb codebase, and understanding how . . .

Eric Genesky03/27/13
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Tutorial: Connecting PHP to MongoDB from XAMPP

Here's a 20-minute tutorial for connecting PHP to MongoDB from XAMPP in Windows 7.

Chase Seibert03/27/13
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Mocking HappyBase for Unit Testing HBase Code

HappyBase is a friendly interface to interact with HBase from Python. It lets you perform basic HBase operations like get, put and scan.

Eric Genesky03/27/13
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Lessons Learned from Building a CMS Based on Neo4j

This talk will give an insight view on the construction of structr, including how the project evolved to a spohistocated REST backend framework as well as how they built CMS components.

Henrik Warne03/27/13
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What Do Programmers Want?

I got an e-mail last week from three students at Halmstad University doing a three month project on what programmers want in a job, and how companies can attract talented programmers.

Ricci Gian Maria03/26/13
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TF Service: Deploy on Azure with Database Project

The ability to automatically deploy a site on Azure Web Site from TFService is really interesting, but sadly enough there is no out-of-the-box solution to . . .

Ayende Rahien03/26/13
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Reviewing LevelDB, Part IV: On std::string, buffers and memory management in C++

This is a bit of a side track. One of the things that is quite clear to me when I am reading the leveldb code is that I was never really any good at C++.

Max De Marzi03/26/13
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Permission Resolution with Neo4j – Part 3

Let’s add a couple of performance tests to the mix. We learned about Gatling in a previous blog post, we’re going to use it here again.

Ben Wen03/26/13
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MongoLab at Overdriver.com

We’re excited to partner with Overdriver, a unique Platform-as-a-Service for gaming that is showcasing their beta service for the first time at this year’s Game Developers Conference (GDC)!

A. Jesse Jiryu Davis03/25/13
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Book Review: "Building Node Applications with MongoDB and Backbone"

Mike Wilson's O'Reilly book from December 2012 introduces some hip web development techniques by building a book-long example of a social networking app. Besides introducing MongoDB, Backbone, and Node, he shows the beauty and remarkable concision of...