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Alec Noller09/17/14
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The Best of DZone: September 10 - 16

If you missed anything on DZone this week, now's your chance to catch up! This week's best include Java 9's ultimate feature list, how NuoDB's stored procedures can help you maximize Hibernate performance, 17 wearables killed by the Apple Watch, and more.

Ayende Rahien09/17/14
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What is New in RavenDB 3.0: JVM Client API

With RavenDB 3.0, we release an official Java Client API for RavenDB. Using it is pretty simple if you are familiar with the RavenDB API or the Hibernate API.

Don Pinto09/17/14
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Introducing Couchbase .NET SDK 2.0 Beta!

Some call it “bayduh,” while others, like my colleague Don Pinto here at Couchbase, call it “bee-tah”; but whatever you call it, we're shipping it! After many months of development and three developer previews, we proudly present the Couchbase .NET SDK 2.0!

Ayende Rahien09/16/14
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What is New in RavenDB 3.0: RavenFS

A frequent request from RavenDB users was the ability to store binary data. Be that actual documents (PDF, Word), images, or very large items (videos, etc). RavenDB can do that with attachments, but attachments were never a first class feature. With RavenFS, files now have first class support.

Shane Johnson09/15/14
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MongoDB and Apache Cassandra / DataStax, Where Art Thou?

Recently, Thumbtack Technology published a blog post highlighting the final results of the NoSQL benchmark. In June, the databases were benchmarked on 4 physical servers. I could see MongoDB and DataStax in the rearview mirror.

Ayende Rahien09/13/14
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What is New in RavenDB 3.0: Voron

If you have been following this blog at all, you must have heard quite a lot about Voron. If you haven’t been paying attention, you can watch my talk about it at length, or you can get the executive summary here.

Max De Marzi09/12/14
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Tracking User Paths in an IVR with Neo4j

I started my career writing applications for a Call Center at a small bank in Florida. I remember the bank had purchased whatever the “Cadillac” of IVR systems was then for some crazy amount of money. A few years ago I built one for a property management firm, I’ll use that as an example.

Alec Noller09/12/14
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Apache Cassandra v2.1 Released

The 2014 Cassandra Summit went on for the last two days. You may have been there if you're a hardcore Cassandra fan. This year's event, though, also marked the release of Cassandra v2.1.

Francesca Krihely09/11/14
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Efficient Indexing in MongoDB 2.6

One of the most powerful features of MongoDB is its rich indexing functionality. Users can specify secondary indexes on any field, compound indexes, geospatial, text, sparse, TTL, and others. In the following sections we will take a deep dive into index intersection and how it can be applied to applications.

Andreas Kollegger09/10/14
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Neo4j's Graph: Four Things You Didn’t Know About Doctor Who

Doctor Who is known as many things: a science-fiction institution, the stuff of nightmares for generations of British children and, for some, a route into graph databases!

Itamar Haber09/09/14
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The 1.2M Ops/Sec Redis Cloud Cluster Single Server Unbenchmark

While catching up with the world the other day, I read through the High Scalability guest post by Anshu and Rajkumar's from Aerospike (great job btw). I really enjoyed it and was impressed by the heavy tweaking that they did to their EC2 instance to get to the 1M mark, but I kept wondering - how would Redis do?

Valeri Karpov09/08/14
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Defending Against Query Selector Injection Attacks

In case you haven’t come across Petko Petkov’s post on injection attacks against MongoDB and NodeJS yet, its definitely worth a careful read. In this article, he explains a pretty simple exploit that I suspect affects a fair number of applications, including some that I’ve implemented.

Don Pinto09/05/14
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Couchbase .NET SDK 1.3.9 Released!

Today we released a very minor version 1.3.9 of the Couchbase .NET SDK with a single patch. With the .NET SDK 2.0 Beta just around the corner, priorities have shifted to 2.0 development and specifically: stamping out major bugs, documentation and the new example applications.

John Georgiadis09/05/14
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Deploying the MongoDB Morphia ODM in OSGi

Morphia is an ODM library for MongoDB. It may be considered as the lightweight alternative of Spring Data MongoDB or as a richer version of Jongo. The Morphia core JAR is OSGi-ready. However enabling entity class resolution in Morphia when running in an OSGi container such as Apache Karaf requires a few additional steps.

Robert Diana09/04/14
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NoSQL Job Trends: August 2014

In this update, I am splitting the graphs into two as I include more products. So, for the NoSQL job trends, we will be looking at Cassandra, Redis, Couchbase , SimpleDB, CouchDB, MongoDB, HBase, Riak, Neo4j and MarkLogic.

Kenny Bastani09/04/14
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Using a Graph Database for Deep Learning Text Classification

Graphify is a Neo4j unmanaged extension that provides plug and play natural language text classification. Graphify gives you a mechanism to train natural language parsing models that extract features of a text using deep learning.

Don Pinto09/02/14
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Updates to Couchbase Mobile with 1.0.2

We've been make gradual pushes of bug fixes and performance optimizations to the public. Our latest efforts in addressing the feedback we received for 1.0.0 was made this week with the release of 1.0.2 packages for Couchbase Lite iOS and Android, as well as a 1.0.2 release for the Sync Gateway.

Adam Fowler09/01/14
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MLJS Node.js Major Bug Fix...

You know those simple code changes that shouldn’t change anything, but actually break everything?… Yeah…

Alec Noller08/31/14
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The Best of the Week (July 22): NoSQL Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the NoSQL Zone. This week's best include Trisha Gee's tutorials on getting started with MongoDB and Java, a look at what a query might be doing in RavenDB, 12 tips for going into production with MongoDB, and more.

Francesca Krihely08/29/14
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The 6 People You'll Meet at MongoDB Days

Whether it's a new MongoDB fanatic who loves developing with the MEAN stack or a DBA with a black belt in MongoDB, you'll meet people from all different backgrounds and expertise. Here's a few characters you can expect to meet at the Fall 2014 MongoDB days.

Francesca Krihely08/28/14
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How to Perform Fuzzy-Matching with Mongo Connector and ElasticSearch

Suppose you're running MongoDB. Now, imagine that you're also building a text-search feature, and you've chosen to use a Lucene-based project, Elasticsearch or Solr. How will this tool search through your documents stored in MongoDB? And how will you keep the contents of the search engine up-to-date?

Alec Noller08/27/14
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Dev of the Week: Trisha Gee

Every week, we feature a new developer/blogger from the DZone community to catch up and find out what he or she is working on now and what's coming next. This week we're talking to Trisha Gee, developer at 10gen, expert in high performance Java systems, and leader in the London Java Community.

Francesca Krihely08/26/14
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Setting up Java Applications to Communicate with MongoDB, Kerberos and SSL

Setting up Kerberos authentication and SSL encryption in a MongoDB Java application is not as simple as other languages. In this post, I’m going to show you how to create a Kerberos and SSL enabled Java application that communicates with MongoDB.

Don Pinto08/26/14
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Couchbase Java SDK 2.0.0 Beta 1

On behalf of the whole SDK team I'm happy to announce the first beta release of the Java/JVM SDK release train nicknamed Armstrong. It contains both the JVM core package "core-io" 1.0.0-beta as well as the Java SDK 2.0.0-beta.

Dharshan Rangegowda08/26/14
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Understanding durability & write safety in MongoDB

Durability is the "D" in the "ACID" properties popularized by traditional RDBMS. Durability is the guarantee that written data has been saved and will survive permanently. NoSQL databases like MongoDB give developers fine grained control over the durability of their write calls.