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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.

Francesca Krihely08/25/14
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12 Tips for Going into Production with MongoDB

Are you going into production with MongoDB? Don’t flip the switch yet! Read these 12 tips from our expert support engineers to make your launch a success.

Mark Needham08/25/14
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Neo4j: LOAD CSV - Handling Empty Columns

A common problem that people encounter when trying to import CSV files into Neo4j using Cypher’s LOAD CSV command is how to handle empty or ‘null’ entries in said files.

Alec Noller08/24/14
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The Best of the Week (Aug. 15): 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 part two of 10 possible MongoDB security mistakes, a "Hello World" example for Spring Data MongoDB with Spring MVC, the Couchbase Java SDK 2.0.0 developer preview, and more.

Trisha Gee08/23/14
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Getting Started with MongoDB and Java

We’ve been missing an introduction to using MongoDB from Java for a little while now - there’s plenty of information in the documentation, but we were lacking a step-by-step guide to getting started as a Java developer.

Chris Chang08/22/14
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A Primer on Geospatial Data and MongoDB

MongoDB offers new geospatial features in versions 2.4 and 2.6. The core of these features is the introduction of GeoJSON, an open-source format for rich geospatial types that go beyond what MongoDB has supported in previous versions.

Ayende Rahien08/22/14
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What is My Query Doing?

Recently we had to deal with several customers support requests about slow queries in RavenDB. Now, just to give you some idea about the scope. We consider a query slow if it takes more than 50ms to execute (excluding client side caching).

Itamar Haber08/21/14
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Top Redis Headaches for Devops: Client Buffers

Because Redis is a remote server, a client's request will take significantly more time to return to the client than the actual fetching of data from RAM by Redis' CPU. The implication of this difference is that Redis would have been tied up serving the request for the duration of that time, had it not been for client buffers.

Adam Fowler08/21/14
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MLJS 1.6 (Aug 2014) Released!

MLJS 1.6 (Aug 2014) has been released! Lots of features that are now even easier to use! This release includes a complete UI redesign, the completed workplace widget, major Node.js bug fixes and testing, extension points to allow developers to use plug-ins to extend MLJS without rewriting its code, and more.

Michael Mainguy08/20/14
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It's Not NoSQL Versus RDBMS, It's ACID + Foreign Keys Versus Eventual Consistency

The problem has to do with foreign keys, ACID compliance, and the overhead they incur. Ironically, this overhead actually has a potentially serious negative impact on scaleability. Moreover, our reliance on this model often blinds us to bottlenecks and leads to phantom slowdowns and inconsistent performance.

Francesca Krihely08/20/14
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MongoDB & The Soundwave Music Map

We track around 250,000 plays per day from a user base that has grown to over 1 million in the past 13 months. Soundwave has users in all time zones, making availability critical. MongoDB replica sets provide us fault tolerance and redundancy, allowing us to perform scheduled maintenance without affecting users.

Francesca Krihely08/19/14
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MongoDB Security Part II: 10 Mistakes that can Compromise Your Database

This post outlines 10 things to avoid when configuring security for MongoDB. These recommendations are based on my experience working with MongoDB users, and building security systems for databases and financial services organizations. Items are ordered by a combination of severity and frequency.

Itamar Haber08/19/14
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Managing 50K+ Redis Databases Over 4 Public Clouds with a Tiny DevOps Team

Our experience running Redis services across the four major clouds (AWS, Azure, GCP and SoftLayer) has made us aware of a number of challenges that users encounter, which consequently led to our thoroughly tested solutions, a few of which we have shared below.

Don Pinto08/19/14
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Couchbase .NET SDK 1.3.8 Released; Plus an Important Release Note!

Recently we released version 1.3.8 of the Couchbase .NET SDK. Like the previous couple of 1.X releases, this is a bug fix/maintanence release. Note that nearly all new development is happening on the 2.0 Version of the .NET SDK, which should be GA early this fall!

Trisha Gee08/18/14
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Getting Started with MongoDB and Java: Part II

In this post, I’ll give an introduction to CRUD (Create, Read, Update, Delete) operations using the Java driver

Ajitesh Kumar08/18/14
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Spring Data MongoDB Hello World with Spring MVC: Example

This article presents detailed steps on what is needed to get started with Spring Data MongoDB while you are working with a Spring MVC web application. The article assumes that you have got the Spring MVC application setup done.

Alec Noller08/17/14
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The Best of the Week (Aug. 8): 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 six rules of MongoDB schema design, a collection of MongoDB commands & concepts for rookies, how to get started with MongoDB using Java, and more.