DevOps is the industrialization of IT, says Nati Shalom. Organizations that wish to optimize for speed and cost cannot afford silos anymore."Doing DevOps" is not adding new features to existing tools. In this article, Shalom takes us through the differences between management solutions in a pre and post DevOps world.
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.
John looks at AngularJS and the MEAN stack as an alternative to Ruby on Rails as a productive stack for building typical web applications. 4
Apache CouchDB is a 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. 3
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. 2
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.