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NoSQL Week in Review #18

03.15.2013
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This week we have a couple illuminating articles from two database experts from two leading NoSQL enterprises.  Kristina Chodorow of 10gen and Mark Needham of Neo4j.  Also, if you haven't checked it out, you can download DZone's Couchbase Refcard below.

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Top Articles from Last Week

1.  Databases and Dragons: Battle-Test Your MongoDB

Here are some exercises to battle-test your MongoDB instance before going into production. 


2.  NoSQL Data Storage - Myths and Truths

Here's a one-hour presentation by Maksims Rebrove that not only introduces, but also dispells some common myths surrounding NoSQL solutions.


3.  Neo4j/Cypher: Finding Football Stadiums Near a City

One of the things that I wanted to add to my football graph was something location related so I could try out neo4j spatial and I thought the easiest way to do that was to model the location of football stadiums.


4. Database Concepts for a Java Dev: Database Normalization

I will be briefing about different types of Database Normalizations using a sample data model. 


5.  Castle: Storage Stack Alternative for Big Data 

Here's a 20-minute introduction from Acunu in which Eric Evans discusses Castle, an open-source project for RAID and POSIX filesystems that helps increase . .


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