mongodb

November 19, 2014

Interview with the Ghost of MongoDB Scalability

Have you heard the rumors about the Ghost of MongoDB Scalability? Do you know someone who came close to finding it? Have you been haunted by it?

These are the questions that keep me up at night.

I’ve been searching for the Ghost of MongoDB Scalability for as long as I can remember. Finally, I came to the conclusion that it was time for experts. I reached out to Ghost Hunters of SyFy fame. If anyone could help me find the Ghost of MongoDB Scalability, it would be this crack team of paranormal investigators.

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September 25, 2014

Dissecting the NoSQL Benchmark

Let's dissect the Fall 2014 NoSQL Benchmark.

Apache Cassandra / DataStax Enterprise. MongoDB. Couchbase Server.

Go.

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June 25, 2014

MongoDB and DataStax, In the Rearview Mirror

Thumbtack published an excellent blog post today (link). It highlights the preliminary results of performance tests executed with Couchbase Server, MongoDB and DataStax Enterprise (Apache Cassandra). The final results will be included in a benchmark report. Thumbtack consulted with Couchbase, MongoDB and DataStax to ensure the databases were configured for optimal performance based on both the workload and the hardware. The result?

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May 1, 2014

MongoDB + Big Data, Almost There

When it comes to big data, MongoDB is almost there. It's a start, and that's a good thing.

Discuss on Hacker News
Discuss on Reddit

Background

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March 18, 2014

MongoDB and Scale Out? No, says MongoHQ

You may have heard that MongoDB has issues with scaling out. You may have heard that Viber is replacing MongoDB with Couchbase Server. Have you heard that MongoHQ has to scale up?

I agree with MongoHQ on one thing. It's easier to scale up. While scaling up may be the only solution for MongoDB, it is not the right solution. What happens when there is no more room to scale up? I think that MongoHQ would prefer to scale out, but they realized that MongoDB was not engineered for it.

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March 17, 2014

March 17: The Week in Couchbase NoSQL

 

A lot going on here at Couchbase. Follow the official handle @couchbase for the latest news as it goes live or you can find me @aobendorf.

EVENT SPOTLIGHT: Couchbase Live [London]

Official Hashtag: #CBliveLDN

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