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The Best of the Week (May 9): NoSQL Zone

05.18.2014
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Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the NoSQL Zone (May 9 to May 15). Here they are, in order of popularity:

1. Migrating from Redis to MongoDB: Real-World Strengths and Weaknesses

Often, migrating your database to MongoDB is a SQL vs. NoSQL situation, but when it's NoSQL to NoSQL, it can be a bit more nuanced. This recent post from Lee Kimber on Rackspace's blog explores a client's migration from Redis to MongoDB, and it's a bit more even-handed than most.

2. How to Harness Wikipedia's Location Data with MongoDB

There is a lot of information on Wikipedia - basically all the information there is, right? - but one particularly interesting bit of data that can be pulled from Wikipedia articles is location data. And when you have a boatload of data with no real purpose, what do you do with it? Put it into MongoDB, of course.

3. RavenDB Conf Videos: Modeling Tricks my Relational Database Never Taught Me

In this article, you'll find David Boike's presentation from the RavenDB Conference titled "Modeling Tricks my Relational Database Never Taught Me."

4. Translating Cypher To Neo4j Java API 2.0

About 6 months ago we looked at how to translate a few lines of Cypher in to way too much Java code in version 1.9.x. Since then Cypher has changed, and the author sucks a little less at Java, so he wanted to share a few different ways to translate one into the other.

5. NoSQL Matters: NoSQLUnit and Tarvis-CL for NoSQL Test Automation

We mentioned a few presentations from 2014's NoSQL Matters conference last week, but in case you missed it, here's a spotlight on a particularly interesting one. This presentation introduces NoSQLUnit and Travis-CL for test automation on NoSQL databases.