Tag: NoSQL

MongoDB Europe 2017 Recap

It’s November, time for MongoDB Europe event. For the second consecutive year, London hosted all the MongoDB experts to share what is new and exciting about the most popular NoSQL database in the world. After I missed the event last…

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Understanding Cosmos DB Request Units–SQL On The Edge Episode 13

As part of their cloud offerings, all major providers (Microsoft, Amazon, Google) have developed very exciting and interesting NoSQL/NewSQL offerings. Microsoft Azure’s is called Cosmos DB, a rebranding of the product initially known as DocumentDB. Cosmos DB is no longer…

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Datascape Podcast Episode 5 – Exploring Cassandra Database

Today we are talking to John Schulz about the Cassandra Database System. We are going to explore the basics and compare it to conventional Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS), include some use cases, best practices and a few helpful tips for getting started learning Cassandra.

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Considering Alternatives To RDBMS? NoSQL May Be The Answer

Depending on your specific needs, your applications, the type and volume of your data, NoSQL could be the right choice as either a complementary technology to an existing RDBMS, or a complete replacement. Find out if NoSQL is right for your business.

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Eight Ways To Ensure Your Applications Are Enterprise-Ready

Elliot Zissman, Managing Director at Pythian, provides practical tips to ensure your organization’s applications are enterprise-ready.

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Pythian Introduces Cassandra Consulting & Operational Support

Pythian now offers new services to address the needs of customers considering or deploying Apache Cassandra. Find out how we can help you with Cassandra.

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Log Buffer #346, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Economist says that Physics suggest that storms will get worse as the planet warms. Typhoon Haiyan in Philippines, bush-fires in Australia, floods in China, and extreme unpredictable weather across the planet is a sober reminder. Good news is that technology…

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Couchbase Smart Client Failure Scenarios

The Couchbase java smart client communicates directly with the cluster to maintain awareness of data location. To do so it gathers information about the cluster architecture from a manually maintained configuration file listing all the nodes. The smart client configuration…

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Hadoop FAQ – Getting Started

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Following my “Building Integrated DWH with Oracle and Hadoop” webinar for IOUG Big Data SIG, I got a bunch of excellent follow up questions. The most frequently asked questions are: What is the minimum I need to do to get started with Hadoop? and How do I load data into Hadoop? Since so many people are interested in the same question, it makes more sense to answer on the blog.

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New Year, New Big Data Appliance

Shortly before we all went on break for the holiday, Oracle announced the new BDA X3-2. Now I have time to properly sit down with a glass of fine scotch and dig into the details of what is included in the release. Turns out that there are quite a few changes packed in. We are getting new hardware, new Hadoop, new Connectors and new NoSQL. Tons of awesome features are included. Let’s get into it.

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