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Eric Genesky05/08/13
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DynamoDB: Data Modieling for Low Cost / High Performance

In this session, you will learn best practice techniques for minimizing payload size and modeling one-to-many relationships in DynamoDB, leveraging the versatility of hash+range primary keys.

Eric Genesky05/08/13
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Links You Don't Want to Miss (May 8)

The annotated jQuery, Tesla and Google may co-develop auto-pilot cars, Zen Garden turns 10, and Adobe launches a subscription model for its popular Creative Suite. Also: hacking an Android smartwatch.

Eric Pugh05/08/13
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Does FoundationDB Beat the CAP Conjecture?

We’re cohosting a hackathon with FoundationDB on Friday. For those of you not in the know, FoundationDB is a pretty exciting addition to the NoSQL space.

Chris Travers05/07/13
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Arrays and Indexing, Problems and Solutions

Arrays in PostgreSQL are relatively well supported by the indexing engines of this RDBMS. There are a fair number of options however to be aware of and an understanding of how arrays are indexed is very helpful.

Mark Needham05/07/13
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Sublime: Overriding Default File type/Assigning Specific Files to a File Type

I’ve been using Sublime a bit recently and one thing I wanted to do was put neo4j cypher queries into files with arbitrary extensions and have them recognised as cypher files every time I open them.

Ayende Rahien05/07/13
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RavenDB 2.5 Features: Import Data to Excel

wonder what it says about RavenDB that we spend time doing excel integration .At any rate, we have the following documents inside RavenDB.

Ayende Rahien05/06/13
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Raven's Storage: Memtables are Tough

Memtables are conceptually a very simple thing. You have the list of values that you were provided, as well as a skip list for searches.

Ayende Rahien05/06/13
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Raven's Storage: Memtables are Tough

Memtables are conceptually a very simple thing. You have the list of values that you were provided, as well as a skip list for searches.

Eric Genesky05/06/13
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An Interview with Data Mining Refcard Author Giuseppe Vettigli

Today, DZone released its Data Mining Refcard, authored by Giuseppe Vettigli. We had a chance to sit down with Giuseppe to learn about his background and his experience authoring this Refcard.

Yung Chou05/06/13
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Building a Private Cloud with System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 – Managing Your Hybrid Cloud Network

We’re here for the final part in our Building a Private Cloud series and in today’s episode Keith Mayer and Yung Chou show us to manage our hybrid cloud environment with System Center 2012 SP1 App Controller.

Eric Genesky05/06/13
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Managing MonboDB Clusters on AWS with Chef

We will discuss how to manage large numbers of clusters using Chef roles. We'll also discuss how to automatically snapshot your RAID arrays and reprovision from the latest set of snapshots . . .

Eric Genesky05/05/13
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Radical NoSQL Scalability with Cassandra

This session from last year's OREDEV developer conference covers Cassandra's data model as well as its query idioms and how to deploy it.

Eric Genesky05/04/13
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Building Mobile Applications with NoSQL

In this presentation, you'll learn about why a NoSQL database may be the best fit for your mobile application, as well as explore some use cases for real-world deployments.

Eric Genesky05/04/13
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On Moving Beyond the No/New/SQL Debate

With the wide adoption of hosted commodity hardware, no-sql, REST, HTML5 and d3, we are entering a brave new world.

Ayende Rahien05/03/13
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Raven's Storage: Understanding the SST File Format

If you are wondering about the binary format, that is what this post is all about. We actually start from the end. We have the last 48 bytes of the file are dedicated to the footer.

Eric Genesky05/03/13
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Building RightScale's Globablly Distributed Datastore

Is your database holding back your application? Find out how we at RightScale use NoSQL databases such as Cassandra to provide a scalable, distributed, and highly available service around the world . .

Ayende Rahien05/03/13
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Raven's Storage: Reading a Sorted String Table

When reading a SST, we have to deal with values of potentially large sizes. I want to avoid loading anything into managed memory if I can possible avoid it.

Eric Genesky05/03/13
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MongoDB Backup Service Limited Release

10gen recently announced a cloud-based backup service designed for MongoDB. Here's a slice of the announcement . . .

Sandeep Patel05/02/13
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Getting Started with Redis Store: Installation in Ubuntu

Here's a simple step-by-step tutorial for getting started with Redis on Ubuntu

Pascal Alma05/02/13
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Using s3cmd for Working with AWS S3 Buckets

When you make use of (some of the) Amazon services there is a big chance S3 is one of them for the storage of files, be it temporary or more permanent.

Tommy Patterson05/02/13
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Build Your Own Private Cloud Series

Server virtualization has been a great set of technologies to reduce our capital expenses and some operating expenses by consolidating a larger number of virtualized server workloads in a smaller footprint . . .

Josh Adell05/02/13
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Serializing Data Like a PHP Session

PHP has several built-in ways of serializing/unserializing data. The most cross-platform is json_encode; pretty much every programming stack can JSON decode data that . . .

Eric Genesky05/01/13
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Why Choose NoSQL and Document Databases over RDBMS?

This screencast by Michael Kennedy shows you the stark contrast in simplicity between an application using a relational database and one using a document database such as VoltDB, MongoDB . . .

Rick Copeland05/01/13
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MongoDB Schema Design at Scale

Given that one of my most widely read blog posts is still MongoDB's Write Lock, I decided that my blog readers would also be interested in the quantitative comparison as well.

Rodrigo De Castro05/01/13
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Redis as Memcached Replacement?

I found Redis to be a very interesting option to Memcached for use as caching layer: