Competitive

March 5, 2014

Topology: The Architecture of Distributed Systems

You can’t judge a book by its cover, but you can judge the architecture of a distributed system by its topology.

If two distributed systems are equally effective, is the one with the simpler topology the one with the better architecture? This article compares the architecture of two document databases and two wide column stores by looking at their topologies.

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September 19, 2013

Ruby on Rails and Couchbase-Model for a Social Application!

Also using HAML, SASS, Bootstrap, And Twitter OmniAuth...

Before we start – Here’s the GitHub code for this App…

We recently had our 3rd Couchbase San Francisco conference which, by the way,  was a great success and a fantastic day / night.  At the conference, I gave an 80-minute session based on the very sample application we are going to be building today.  The purpose of my talk was to show how we can model JSON documents within Couchbase and utilise the full Map/Reduce capabilities to build an application end-to-end.

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