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The Best of the Week (July 22): NoSQL Zone

08.31.2014
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Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the NoSQL Zone (July 22 to July 28). Here they are, in order of popularity:

1. 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.

2. 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).

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. 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.