Home » Archives

Content tagged with: mongodb

[23 Jan 2012 | 2 Comments | ]

With the right indexes in place, MongoDB can use its hardware efficiently and serve your application’s queries quickly. In this article, based on chapter 7 of MongoDB in Action, author Kyle Banker talks about refining and administering indexes. You will learn how to create, build and backup MongoDB indexes.

[23 Dec 2011 | Comments Off on Deploy a Python and MongoDB App in the OpenShift Cloud | ]

This video provides a demo on how to install and use on the OpenShift a little application that uses MongoDB and the Python Bottle framework to provide a simpler Twitter-like service. OpenShift is Red Hat Platform as a Service (PaaS) solution that allows to host Java, Perl, PHP, Python and Ruby applications.

[23 Dec 2011 | Comments Off on Best Practices for MongoDB | ]

The Engine Yard Data Team shares in this blog post its the best practices for MongoDB. The team had assisted several customers with custom MongoDB environments and discovered during this process a variety of potentially problematic settings.

[5 Dec 2011 | 4 Comments | ]

In recent years, non-relational DBMSs have reemerged with proponents’ claiming advantages in scalability and simplicity. Many of these DBMSs now exist targeted towards a variety of usage scenarios. They are popularly referred to as NoSQL databases. This article looks at two popular NoSQL databases – Redis and MongoDB – and also Mongoose, a popular API that abstracts access to MongoDB.

[30 Nov 2011 | One Comment | ]

Designed to assist developers in building scalable network programs, Node.js is a server-side programming environment that has virtually reinvented JavaScript. For many Java developers, Node’s biggest pull is its fresh approach to software concurrency. While the Java platform continues to evolve in its approach to concurrency, Node.js meets this need so in a more lightweight fashion that many Java developers have recently embraced.

[3 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on MongoDB & EC2: A Love Story? | ]

Running Mongodb in the cloud can be challenging. This video gives an overview of a 1.5 year+ experience of running mongodb on amazon EC2 and explains where the project got burnt and where life treated us well.

[1 Nov 2011 | One Comment | ]

In this article, based on chapter 4 of MongoDB in Action, author Kyle Banker explains how MongoDB schema differs from an equivalent RDBMS schema, and how common relationships between entities, such as one-to-many and many-to-many, are replicated in MongoDB.

[31 Oct 2011 | Comments Off on What the Heck Are Document Databases? | ]

This article explores some of the major players in the NoSQL world. As many of these databases are working on Cloud infrastructure, this overview of the MongoDB, CouchDB and RavenDB document databases is interesting for cloud software developers.

[30 May 2011 | Comments Off on Continuous Integration with Mule Cloud Connect and iON | ]

In this blog post, Emiliano Lesende shows us how to build a Mule iON application that does continuous integration of Maven-based projects. The application connect to a database hosted at MongoHQ that contains the list of applications to continuously integrate, then it connects to their GitHub repositories, perform a clone of them locally and then invoke Maven to actually build them.

[4 May 2011 | Comments Off on MongoDB, Redis, Node.js and Spring MVC in a single Cloud Foundry Application | ]

This blog post provides a realistic tutorial on how to use MongoDB, Redis, Node.js and Spring MVC in a single Cloud Foundry Application.