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How to Migrate Magento to MongoDB

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How to Migrate Magento to MongoDB

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Navigating today's database scaling options can be a nightmare. Explore the compromises involved in both traditional and new architectures.

This set of slides from MongoDB on SlideShare discusses how to migrate Magento - a popular open-source eCommerce platform that works with mySQL by default - to MongoDB.

The presentation offers a number of reasons to make such a switch - scalability issues, and ease of working with raw data, among others - and there will certainly be criticisms as well, such as hesitance regarding MongoDB and JOINs (though some don't agree that there is an issue). Either way, it's an interesting idea:


 

Planning for disaster doesn't have to actually be a disaster. Understand your options for deploying a database across multiple data centers - without the headache.

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java ,nosql ,architecture ,tips and tricks ,tools & methods ,mongodb ,magento

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