Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the NoSQL Zone (Mar. 28 to Apr. 3). Here they are, in order of popularity:
You may have heard that MongoDB has issues with scaling out. You may have heard that Viber is replacing MongoDB with Couchbase Server. Have you heard that MongoHQ has to scale up?
If you want to delete lots of data from a Neo4j database with Cypher, just stop the server and delete the directory and start again. However, there are some tricks to be aware of.
Before diving deeper into what it means to easily cluster an application, let's start by defining what a cluster is. Wikipedia provides a high level definition that covers fault tolerance, load balancing, scheduling, etc. However, the real magic behind clustering is in making these complex operations seem easy.
Someone asked on Twitter today for a way to trigger a connection failure between MongoDB and the client. This would be terribly useful when you're testing your application's handling of network hiccups.
The latest MLJS release is now available. Changes include updated API and tutorial docs, support for advanced rendering to the Search Results widget, heat maps on the OpenLayers widget, address lookup using Google geocode search, and more. Read on for all the details.