Author Lenley Hensarling discusses the Foreign Data Wrapper (FDW) feature in Postgres database. FDW provides a SQL interface for accessing data objects in remote data stores to integrate data from disparate sources like NoSQL databases and bring them into a common model.
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 applications, focusing on poorly documented topics, such as inheritance mapping, second level cache and enhanced sequence identifier generators. 2
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