Over a million developers have joined DZone.

From NoSQL to Mo' SQL in Riak [Video]

Those familiar with Riak might know it as a NoSQL solution. But this presentation shows how to it's starting to incorporate that classic SQL feel in a couple of ways.

· Database Zone

Sign up for the Couchbase Community Newsletter to stay ahead of the curve on the latest NoSQL news, events, and webinars. Brought to you in partnership with Coucbase.

The Basho team of distributed systems engineers continues to develop new Riak functionality to help companies build innovative applications. A few members of the Basho team recently took a break from their day jobs to share some of the details of their recent work at the Erlang User Conference in Stockholm. In case you missed them, we wanted to share videos of these presentations. (Hint: They aren’t just for people passionate about Erlang)

Gordon Guthrie showed how NoSQL really means “not only SQL” and explained the new capabilities and techniques in Riak that are specifically optimized for time series data. 

From NoSQL to Mo' SQL: Adding Structure and Queriability to Riak

Speaker: Gordon Guthrie, Senior Engineer at Basho and Serial Entrepreneur

GitHub: gordonguthrie Twitter: @gordonguthrie

Presentation Overview

With the new Riak Time Series, you're seeing more traditional tools like native SQL querying being added. This talk will look at meta-programming being used in a gossip-based cluster to build an adaptive Riak that reconfigures itself to handle structured data — and how we use standard SQL to interrogate that data.

The Getting Started with NoSQL Guide will get you hands-on with NoSQL in minutes with no coding needed. Brought to you in partnership with Couchbase.

Topics:
sql ,nosql ,database ,riak

Published at DZone with permission of Dorothy Pults, DZone MVB. See the original article here.

Opinions expressed by DZone contributors are their own.

The best of DZone straight to your inbox.

SEE AN EXAMPLE
Please provide a valid email address.

Thanks for subscribing!

Awesome! Check your inbox to verify your email so you can start receiving the latest in tech news and resources.
Subscribe

{{ parent.title || parent.header.title}}

{{ parent.tldr }}

{{ parent.urlSource.name }}