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The Best of the Week (Mar. 14): NoSQL Zone

03.23.2014
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Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the NoSQL Zone (Mar. 14 to Mar. 20). Here they are, in order of popularity:

1. Couchbase Mobile: Multi-Master vs. Client-Server Models

The syncing of mobile data is an important issue, ranging from clean and reliable (Pocket, for example) to spotty and erratic (Facebook, for example). This recent article discusses Couchbase Mobile and the multi-master approach to mobile data syncing.

2. Redis Publish Subscribe and Long Polling with Spring's DeferredResult

As well as being key value store, Redis offers a publish subscribe messaging implementation.

3. Exploring an Unknown Neo4j Database

Sometimes when you work with the Neo4j community you get a database handed to you that you don’t know anything about. Then it is handy to get an idea what’s in there. Which kinds of node-labels are used, what relationship-types connect these nodes and which properties are floating around.

4. Neo4j 2.1.0-M01: LOAD CSV with Rik Van Bruggen’s Tube Graph

Last week we released the first milestone of Neo4j 2.1.0 and one its features is a new function in cypher – LOAD CSV – which aims to make it easier to get data into Neo4j. The author thought he'd give it a try to import the London tube graph – something that his colleague Rik wrote about a few months ago.

5. The Big Data / Fast Data Gap

Apache Hadoop is the definitive big data platform, a warehouse, and Apache Storm is the definitive stream processing platform, a conveyor belt. However, there is something missing: How do items placed on a conveyor belt end up in a warehouse?