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Mike Stonebraker04/08/13
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877,000 TPS with Erlang and VoltDB

Running on a suitable EC2 configuration (see details below), with our new VoltDB Erlang driver we achieved 877,519 transactions per second.

Ayende Rahien04/08/13
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Reviewing LevelDB: Part XI, Reading from Sort String Tables via the TableCache

In the previous post, I focused mostly on reading the code for writing a SST to disk. But I have to admit that I am not really following how you read them back in a way that would be easy to read.

Eric Genesky04/08/13
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MapRAcademy - An Introduction to MapReduce

Intro to MapReduce concepts. Explores the flow of a MapReduce program.

Rick Copeland04/08/13
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MongoDB Pub/Sub with Capped Collections

If you've been following this blog for any length of time, you know that my NoSQL database of choice is MongoDB. One thing that MongoDB isn't known for, however, is building a publish / subscribe system.

Sourabh Sharma04/07/13
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Normalisation – A Technique to Design a Database System

The Normalisation is a data analysis technique to design a database system. The Normalisation allows the database designer to understand the current data structure within an organisation.

Eric Genesky04/06/13
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Big Data Cloud Interviews VoltDB

Here's an interview with Michael Stonebraker of VoltDB from Big Data Cloud back in January.

Zac Gery04/05/13
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Unit Testing: Good Idea or Bad Idea?

The phrase "unit testing" evokes a wide variety of opinions within the developer community. At this point, most individuals understand the concept through direct experience or . . .

Eric Genesky04/05/13
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Big Data and Hadoop Class from Edureka

Here's a 30-minute introduction to Big Data and Hadoop from Edureka.

Chris Haddad04/05/13
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10 Ways to Participate in Open Source

I wonder why more open source users do not actively participate in the open source community and become committers or contributors.

Ayende Rahien04/05/13
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Reviewing LevelDB: Part IX, Compaction is the New Black

After going over the VersionSet, I understand how leveldb decide when to compact and what it decide to compact.

Ayende Rahien04/04/13
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Reviewing LevelDB: Part VIII, What are the Levels All About?

For this post, I want to see where continuing to read the Version code will take us.

Marko Rodriguez04/04/13
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Titan Server: From a Single Server to a Highly Available Cluster

Titan is a distributed graph database capable of storing graphs on the order of hundreds of billions of edges while, at the same time, supporting billions of real-time graph traversals a day.

Eric Genesky04/04/13
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Testing Eventual Consistency in Riak

Riak is one of the new breed of no-SQL database management systems, which has begun to replace relational databases for some applications.

Eric Genesky04/04/13
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Oracle NoSQL Database - Getting Started

In 20 minutes, this tutorial will get you started with Oracle NoSQL Database. You will install the product, learn common terminology and learn about the flexible options for Durability and Consistency.

Kamila Buturla04/03/13
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NoSQL Roadshow in Berlin

We are proud to announce this year’s NoSQL Roadshows designed for everyone who is interested in faster and cheaper solutions to managing fast growing databases and data stores. This year the program is divided into two tracks targeted developers and...

Eric Genesky04/03/13
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The Basic Concepts of Graph Theory

This video introduces you to the basic concepts of graph theory by working through a sample question.

Robert Diana04/03/13
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Geek Reading Link List

I have talked about human filters and my plan for digital curation. These items are the fruits of those ideas, the items I deemed worthy from my Google Reader feeds.

Eric Genesky04/03/13
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Links You Don't Want to Miss (2013/4/3)

Did you know you can now buy the $25 Raspberry Pi model in the U.S.? Check out these links for a free short DevOps novel, and yet another cool HTML5 animation.

Manu Pk04/03/13
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A 3-Step Guide to Getting Started with NoSQL

I have been looking in to NoSQL databases for few months and would like to share my experience with it. This is a post might help you if you indent to start learning about the NoSQL Databases.

Eric Genesky04/02/13
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The New Path to Performance - No Sharding

This webinar from NuoDB explores common reasons that enterprise strategies fail to scale, as well as how to improve performance without resorting to database tricks like sharding.

Eric Genesky04/02/13
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Cypher for SQL Professionals

Andres Taylor, of Neo4j, presents this 1h18m demonstration of how to use the Cypher query language with Neo4j.

Eric Genesky04/02/13
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Accelerating Big Data with Hadoop (HDFS, MapReduce, and HBase)

In this video, D.K. Panda from Ohio State University presents: Accelerating Big Data with Hadoop (HDFS, MapReduce and HBase) and Memcached.

Mitch Pronschinske04/02/13
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DZone Links You Don't Want To Miss (4/2)

An April Fools Roundup, Rackspace acquisitions of NoSQL hosters, and NoSQL benchmarking. Plus the Bitcoin surge and the invisible UI concept.

Ayende Rahien04/01/13
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Introducing Rattlesnake.CLR

Okay, after spending quite a lot of time digging through the leveldb codebase, and with several years of working with RavenDB . . .

Mark Needham04/01/13
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Neo4j/Cypher: Playing Around with Time

I’ve done a bit of modelling with years and months in neo4j graphs that I’ve worked on previously but I haven’t ever done anything with time so I thought it’d be interesting to have a go with my football graph.