CouchDB is a schema-free document database. But now that the NoSQL movement is in full swing, there are several document databases to choose from, so why choose Couch?
Roger Bodamer provides advice on scaling out MongoDB using replica sets and auto-sharding, plus tips for database deployment and scaling use cases.
Billy Newport explains the fundamental differences between SQL and NoSQL, creating awareness that NoSQL is not suited for many cases, and people should make informed decisions before buying into it.
Borislav Iordanov presents the architecture of HyperGraphDB, a special type of store based on hypergraphs – graphs with edges pointing to an arbitrary number of nodes and to other edges.
In this FutureRuby talk, Ilya Grigorik explores Tokyo Cabinet's features such as the key-value store, ordered traversal, attribute search, schemaless data structures,indexing, and scripting with Lua.
Dirk-Willem discusses the change program underway at the BBC - empowering the creative community in the use of dynamic technologies, web/2.0 and social networking in order to talk to their audience.
This presentation takes a look at CouchDB from 10,000 ft. CouchDB is a document oriented database with a highly acclaimed REST API that makes integration into existing infrastructure a snap.
This presentation discusses Hypertable, an open source, high performance, distributed database modeled after Google's Bigtable. Doug offers a comprehensive discussion of all aspects of Hypertable.
This presentation covers the use of graph databases as an optimal solution for data that is difficult to fit in static tables, rapidly evolving data or data that has a lot of optional attributes.
Pramod presents material from the 2007 Jolt Productivity Award winning book "Refactoring Databases : Evolutionary Database Design" on implementing evolutionary database development.
This presentation by Hamilton Verissimo and Oren Eini introduces Castle Active Record - an ORM solution for .NET building on NHibernate.