Synchronization of data across systems is expensive and impractical when running systems at scale. Traditional approaches for performing computations or information dissemination are not viable. In this article Basho Sr. Software Engineer Chris Meiklejohn explores the basic building blocks for crafting deterministic applications that guarantee convergence of data without synchronization.
Apache CouchDB is an open source document NoSQL database that uses JSON for storing documents. In this article, Jan Lehnardt gives an overview of CouchDB, its architecture and what problems it aims to solve and why it is different from all other databases.
This article we focuses on the database backup tools and security policies when deploying MongoDB NoSQL databases. Cloud backup with MongoDB Management Service (MMS) is covered. 1
In this article, author Mat Keep discusses the deployment best practices of MongoDB databases with focus on capacity planning & monitoring aspects. He explains hardware selection, metrics & sharding.
In this article, we'll explore some of the design considerations of distributed databases, and how they respond to network partitions. 4
Stefan Edlich reviews NoSQL, considering its evolution, financial impact, standards or their lack of, current landscape, books, the leaders and some newcomers, concluding that NoSQL is here to stay. 3
CouchDB, a NoSQL solution, is a document-oriented database and within each document fields are stored as key-value maps. This article covers getting started, unit testing, CRUD and query operations. 3
In this article, authors Arun Viswanathan and Shruthi Kumar discuss how to implement common aggregation functions on a MongoDB document database using its MapReduce functionality. 7
Dr Rebecca Parsons is the Chief Technology Officer for ThoughtWorks, and a Director of the Agile Alliance. She discusses the trends in database technology, continuous design & delivery and Agile.
The rich document capabilities in MongoDB makes it possible to model many different applications. Even rigorous requirements of applications like e-commerce system are possible. 5
The need for agile, queryable, reliable, scalable storage without the pain of SQL schema migration is real. This article uses MongoDB to introduce NoSQL concepts to Java, PHP, and Python developers. 2