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Seven Databases in Seven Weeks A Guide to Modern Databases and the NoSQL Movement

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ISBN-10: 1934356921

ISBN-13: 9781934356920

Edition: 2012

Authors: Eric Redmond, Jim Wilson

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Redis, Neo4J, Couch, Mongo, HBase, Riak and Postgres. With each database, you'll tackle a real-world data problem that highlights the concepts and features that make it shine. You'll explore the five data models employed by these databases-relational, key/value, columnar, document and graph-and which kinds of problems are best suited to each.You'll learn how MongoDB and CouchDB-both JavaScript powered, document oriented datastores-are strikingly different. Learn about the Dynamo heritage at the heart of Riak and Cassandra. Understand MapReduce and how to use it to solve Big Data problems.Build clusters of servers using scalable services like Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). Discover…    
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Book details

List price: $37.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Pragmatic Programmers, LLC, The
Publication date: 5/21/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 354
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Eric Redmond has been involved the software industry and open source worlds for over a decade, working as lead engineer/DBA with Fortune 500 companies, governments and startups. He was a contributor to two Java books and considerably more articles, and is a popular speaker and active organizer/occupant of several technology groups. He currently resides in Portland with wife Noelle, toys with inviite.com and makes things out of glass.

Jim Wilson earned a B.S. in agriculture from the University of Missouri and has been active in home and commercial horticulture for more than 60 years. He has visited home and public gardens in many countries and in the U.S. He has lived and gardened in nine different states, coast to coast. Wilson spent 13 years in garden television. He was a co-host on The Victory Garden, PBS, and on Home and Garden TV's Great Gardeners. He currently lives in Columbia, Missouri.