Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the NoSQL Zone (June 27 to July 3). Here they are, in order of popularity:
In a recent MongoDB and R project, the author faced a new problem. He was using R to process source data present in MongoDB, and if he gave a large number of documents to R for analysis, it was becoming slower and a bottleneck.
One question that keeps coming up, according to Jonathan Lacefield, is why shared storage is not recommended for Cassandra. The short version? Performance suffers, and it introduces a single point of failure. Lacefield's explanation, however, aims to clarify what "performance suffers" really means.
Closely approaching the one year mark of when I first joined MongoLab (and the MongoDB community), I had the pleasure of attending the inaugural MongoDB World conference put together by the incredible MongoDB team. There was a lot to digest from the conference... here are the major highlights.
The author was recently asked how to find the number of movies produced per decade in the movie data set that comes with the Neo4j browser. In this article, you'll find out how.
If you're looking for something new and a bit different when it comes to NoSQL solutions, you might be interested in Cayley, an open source graph database written in Go and based on Freebase and Google's Knowledge Graph.