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MongoDB with Spring Data project

All of us are observing the explosion of NoSql solutions these days. I get used to RDBMS but those are not a solution for all kind of challenges you might have. In my recent experience I got a chance to work with MongoDB – document database. In this post I intent to cover some basics (and some advanced features in ...

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Streaming Files from MongoDB GridFS

Not too long ago I tweeted what I felt was a small triumph on my latest project, streaming files from MongoDB GridFS for downloads (rather than pulling the whole file into memory and then serving it up). I promised to blog about this but unfortunately my specific usage was a little coupled to the domain on my project so I ...

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Transactional event-based NOSQL storage

I am presenting here a simple two steps architectural approach based on stored events as a workaround for the lack of full atomic transaction support in so-called “NOSQL” databases. Being fairly new to NOSQL-based architectures, I have the annoying intuition that I am about to write nothing but a set of obvious statements. On the other hand, I have not ...

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What is NoSQL ?

NoSQL is a term used to refer to a class of database systems that differ from the traditional relational database management systems (RDBMS) in many ways. RDBMSs are accessed using SQL. Hence the term NoSQL implies not accessed by SQL. More specifically not RDBMS or more accurately not relational. Some key characteristics of NqSQL databases are : They are distributed, ...

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SQL or NOSQL: That is the question?

So what’s the deal with NoSQL? Is NoSQL just a controversial buzzword? Could you imagine if the term ‘Object Oriented’ didn’t exist and instead architectures based on concepts such as encapsulation, polymorphism and inheritance were referred to as ‘NoProcedural’? Could you imagine if .net was called ‘NoJava’? Leinster was called ‘NoMunster’? Well controversial name aside, a good way to appreciate ...

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Cassandra vs MongoDB vs CouchDB vs Redis vs Riak vs HBase comparison

Kristóf Kovács performed a very interesting brief comparison among six of the most popular “NoSQL” database implementations. Additionally to Kristóf’s work, I would like to provide some links which I believe will help all of you who are interested in following the “NoSQL” community along : NoSQLDatabases – http://www.nosqldatabases.com/ myNoSQL – http://nosql.mypopescu.com/ NoSQL – http://nosql-database.org/ Best Regards Justin

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