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Guide to NoSQL for Software Developers

If you are following backend development or Big Data fields, you’ve probably noticed that for the last couple of years, there has been a lot of hype about NoSQL databases. While some people seem to be very passionate about them, others may think that they are a gimmick: They have different, unusual data models, unfamiliar application programming interfaces, and sometimes ...

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A Primer On Open Source NoSQL Databases

The idea of this article is to understand NoSQL databases, its properties, various types, data model and how it differs from standard RDBMS. 1. Introduction The RDMS databases are here for nearly three decades now.  But in the era of social media, smart phones and cloud, we generate large volume of data, at a high velocity.  Also the data varies ...

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Deploying and Optimizing CouchDB

This article is part of our Academy Course titled CouchDB – Database for the Web. This is a hands-on course on CouchDB. You will learn how to install and configure CouchDB and how to perform common operations with it. Additionally, you will build an example application from scratch and then finish the course with more advanced topics like scaling, replication ...

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Building a Blog Application with CouchDB

This article is part of our Academy Course titled CouchDB – Database for the Web. This is a hands-on course on CouchDB. You will learn how to install and configure CouchDB and how to perform common operations with it. Additionally, you will build an example application from scratch and then finish the course with more advanced topics like scaling, replication ...

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CouchDB: Design documents

This article is part of our Academy Course titled CouchDB – Database for the Web. This is a hands-on course on CouchDB. You will learn how to install and configure CouchDB and how to perform common operations with it. Additionally, you will build an example application from scratch and then finish the course with more advanced topics like scaling, replication ...

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CouchDB: Basics and Operations

This article is part of our Academy Course titled CouchDB – Database for the Web. This is a hands-on course on CouchDB. You will learn how to install and configure CouchDB and how to perform common operations with it. Additionally, you will build an example application from scratch and then finish the course with more advanced topics like scaling, replication ...

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CouchDb Installation – How to Install CouchDB

This article is part of our Academy Course titled CouchDB – Database for the Web. This is a hands-on course on CouchDB. You will learn how to install and configure CouchDB and how to perform common operations with it. Additionally, you will build an example application from scratch and then finish the course with more advanced topics like scaling, replication ...

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CouchDB Tutorial – Database for the Web

Course Overview CouchDB, is an open source database that focuses on ease of use and on being “a database that completely embraces the web”. It is a NoSQL database that uses JSON to store data, JavaScript as its query language using MapReduce, and HTTP for an API. One of its distinguishing features is multi-master replication. CouchDB was first released in ...

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Starting the prototype: building the database

This week, I started working on a prototype of the UI for my event scheduler software to test if it makes sense on a tablet and on a desktop. Since this is a prototype, I’m not putting any effort in the architecture, error handling or on tricky edge cases and business logic for now. What I’m testing out exactly is ...

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