NoSQL database space has different databases that support different data storage patterns. InfoQ spoke with four panelists about the current state of NoSQL adoption, architecture patterns supported by different NoSQL databases, polyglot persistence and security aspects when using NoSQL databases.
In-memory data grids (IMDG) are gaining lot of attention recently because of their support for dynamic scalability and high performance for data intensive applications. InfoQ spoke with Jags Ramnarayan, Chief Architect for GemFire products at VMWare, about the architecture of in-memory data grids, their advantages compared to the traditional databases, and emerging trends in this space.
This article explores tuning techniques for Hibernate-based applications, focusing on tuning topics that are effective but poorly documented, such as inheritance mapping, second level cache and enhanced sequence identifier generators. It also provides some background database information which is essential for tuning Hibernate.
InfoQ takes a look at how a combo of Clojure and Google AppEngine (GAE) powers a new online project management tool, how Clojure integrates with GAE's key/value store, and the power of LISP. 5