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The Best of the Week (Apr. 11): NoSQL Zone

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Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the NoSQL Zone (Apr. 11 to Apr. 17). Here they are, in order of popularity:

1. How to Migrate from MySQL to MongoDB

Over the last week, the author was working on a key project to migrate a BI platform from MySQL to MongoDB. They chose MongoDB as the platform data infrastructure to support high data insert rate and scale data analysis. In this article, the author shares some of lessons he learned during the process.

2. Differences in Map/Reduce Between RavenDB & MongoDB

Ben Foster has a really cool article showing some of the similarities and differences between MongoDB & RavenDB with regards to their map/reduce implementation. However, there is a very important distinction that was missed.

3. “Incremental” Map/Reduce in MongoDB Isn’t

Rafal and Ben Foster commented on the author's previous post with some ideas on how to deal with incremental updates to map/reduce indexes. And while they look right, they actually can’t possibly work. In this post, the author explains why that is.

4. Neo4j 2.0.2 Maintenance Release

Today we released the 2.0.2 maintenance release of Neo4j. This release comes with some critical stability improvements as well as a few small but handy Cypher type conversion functions. All Neo4j users are strongly recommended to upgrade to this release.

5. Is Oracle's NoSQL Standards Body an Attempt to Hinder Progress?

You've probably heard the unexpected news that Oracle, the relational database giant, is planning to create a standards body for NoSQL databases. What does it mean, though? According to Andrew C. Oliver's "Beware of NoSQL standards in Oracle's clothing," the intentions are not good.

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