GridGain recently announced the In-Memory Accelerator for Hadoop, offering the benefits of in-memory computing to Hadoop based applications. It includes two components: an in-memory file system and a MapReduce implementation. InfoQ spoke with Nikita Ivanov, CTO of GridGain about the architecture of the product.
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.
Practical Cassandra: A Developer's Approach book by Russell Bradberry and Eric Lubow, is a developer's guide to build applications using Cassandra NoSQL database. InfoQ spoke with the authors about the book, Cassandra data model, design considerations and how Cassandra performs concurrency and versioning of the data sets.
In Key Value data stores, data is represented as a collection of key–value pairs. InfoQ spoke with Casey Rosenthal from Basho team about data modeling when using Key Value NoSQL databases. 1
InfoQ spoke with Rich Reimer, VP of Marketing and Product Management at Splice Machine about the architecture and data patterns for SQL-on-Hadoop technologies.
NoSQL databases are eliminating the impedance mismatch between developers and traditional data models. This article looks at how MarkLogic provides NoSQL benefits with transactional support. 2
Apache Kafka is a distributed publish-subscribe messaging system. This article covers the architecture, features and characteristics of Kafka and how it compares with other messaging systems. 14
Graph data modeling requires a different paradigm than modeling with Relational or other NoSQL databases. InfoQ spoke with Jim Webber and Ian Robinson about data modeling with Graph databases.
InfoQ spoke with Anuj Sahni, Principal Product Manager at Oracle about the time series data, NoSQL databases and best practices for managing this type of data.
For the last four years MS has been working on the first rewrite of SQL Server’s query execution since 1998. The goal is to offer NoSQL-like speeds with the capabilities of a relational database. 2
Lambda Architecture proposes a simpler, elegant paradigm designed to process large amounts of data. In this article, author discusses Lambda Architecture with the help of a sample Java application. 20
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