mysql

July 9, 2013

From MySQL to Couchbase using Talend ETL

Couchbase offers an unique NoSQL database combining integrated cache and storage technology. NoSQL is gaining strong popularity and a number of customers are looking to export or map some of the data they have in RDBMS to Couchbase NoSQL; this is where Talend’s offering can be leveraged.

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February 5, 2013

How to Move from MySQL to Couchbase Server 2.0: Part 2

In my last piece, we looked at the basic mechanics of MySQL and Couchbase Server 2.0, and compared the ways in which you would model the data, and how the basic queries and lists of records operate, from the MySQL SQL statement, to the Couchbase Server View.

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January 25, 2013

How to Move from MySQL to Couchbase Server 2.0: Part 1

If you have a database built using MySQL, you might be wondering if, and more importantly how, that database (and your application) can be moved to Couchbase. The biggest stumbling block is not the technical aspects of creating the Couchbase or storing your information (although they are important), instead it’s about looking at your data in a different way, and then knowing how that changes how your application works.

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April 5, 2010

memcached client and server source from NorthScale

I guess most people don't know this, but I'm the only member of the technical team in NorthScale located in Europe. I live just outside Trondheim in Norway, so it's pretty far from everything.

So why did I join NorthScale? A lot of my friends in Trondheim have been asking me that question. To them it sounds strange that I want to work from home for a company located 9 timezones away. I've known Dustin Sallings and Steve Yen a couple of years through their work on memcached in the community, and I was excited to hear what they where up to. I've worked closely with Matt Ingenthron and Eric Lambert from my time in Sun, so I knew that they already had a talented team.

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November 24, 2009

memcached and the client: Database UDFs

NorthScale's own Patrick Galbraith has, for many years now, authored and maintained the MySQL, and now Drizzle, UDFs for memcached.  Last week, Patrick took this one step further with the latest release, version 1.1, which now includes support for "check and set" (a.k.a. CAS) operations.

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