This writer prefers a method that is user-centric, iterative, and collaborative. Start with high-level design, move towards detailed design, and then pay attention to user feedback.
Let me show you how we can define a proper sharding function that shards your documents based on their actual data.
This video is presented by Dhabaleswar K. Panda, a professor of computer science and engineering at Ohio State University and leader of the Network-Based Computing Research Group.
CouchDB and map reduce make it simple to write a map function that goes through each document and emits the fields you're interested in.
A move from MySQL over to MongoDB results in lessons learned about the importance of memory management in MongoDB.
Ben Kepes discusses Netflix and Zynga's recent move to what's coming to be known as the "hybrid cloud."
A switch from MongoDB to DynamoDB reveals that the Amazon Web Service still needs to prove itself.
RedHat's OpenShift, a free, auto-scaling PaaS, has just received a new release that includes some features that should be interesting to those looking to get started in the cloud at no initial cost.
Avinash Kaushik is the Digital Marketing Evangelist for Google. In this presentation at Strata 2012, a Big Data and Data Science conference, he hopes to...
The question regarding what an architect's skill set should be is usually met with answers such as: excellent knowledge of software methodologies, non-functional requirements and all around superb technical ability.
The third and final installment of this replication internals introduction provides a few useful tips for bending the oplog to your will.
This article analyzes the keyword density and the rankings of search results -- two features that are key to increasing clicks on a search results page.
Ted Neward believes young programmers need to be comfortable asking questions. We are all young programmers in one thing or another. Our best defense is to learn to ask questions.
Travis CI is a distributed build system that's heavily integrated with GitHub and supports a multitude of languages. Here is a quick intro with a PHP example.
This continues an introduction to replication in MongoDB, this time by getting to know your oplog a little better.
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