A look at the state of data storage, management & analysis, from SQL
to NOSQL, “NewSQL” and beyond. I will explain why the core premises of
data management have changed; tell some of the tales of success and failure I have collected on the topic; share some
counterintuitive rules-of-thumb about the sometimes mind-blowing,
sometimes nerve-wrecking reality of life with an alternative
A review of three open data projects, from a developer's perspective: assembling a map of poetry posts, crowd-sourcing photos of Heritage Trees, and showcasing Portland's extensive collection of Public Art. Includes practical tips, such as using CouchDB to manage datastores that continue to evolve based on citizen input. Ideal for anyone hoping to get their community engaged in open data projects.
Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. This is part survey, part critique of the various Atomicity, Consistency, Isolation and Durability models available from various modern databases and data stores used in modern Web and Cloud environments.
CouchDB is a document-oriented database that uses JSON documents, has a RESTful HTTP API, and employs map/reduce views for querying data. This tutorial will teach web developers the concepts they need to get started using CouchDB in their projects. Libraries are available for CouchDB’s RESTful HTTP API in many programming languages and we will take a look at some of the more popular ones.
This panel discussion features the key innovators in the NoSQL space.