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The Best of the Week (Nov. 07): 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 (November 07 - November 14). Here they are, in order of popularity:

1. MongoDB LDAP and Kerberos Authentication with Centrify

  • The use of Centrify’s Active Directory integration with MongoDB greatly simplifies setup process and allows MongoDB to seamlessly integrate into the most complex Active Directory environments found at enterprise customer sites with hundreds or thousands of employees.

2. Deep Dive on Fulltext Indexing with Neo4j

  • A common requirement for a lot of projects is the usage of fulltext indexes. With current versions of Neo4j (2.1.5 as of now) this can only be accomplished with the usage of manual indexes. In this article I want to explain how you can use language specific analyzers for fulltext indexing and how to do regex searches for those.

3. Four Ways to Optimize Your Cluster With Tag-Aware Sharding

  • Tag-aware sharding is a very versatile feature: it can be used to maximize the performance of your cluster, optimize storage, and implement data center-awareness in your application. In this post, we’ll go through a few use cases for tag aware sharding.

4. GraphConnect: A Twitter Recap

  • GraphConnect 2014 attendees took to twitter to share their excitement about the conference and the graph database space. Here’s a look back at (some of) the cool things that stuck out during the day.

5. Could Database as a Service Be What Saves Microsoft's Bacon?

  • DBaaS may serve as the cornerstone of Microsoft's reconstitution into a developer-services provider.


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