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some of the interesting developments in the NoSQL arena.

Firstly this article gives you a better understanding of the various types of NoSql databases that are available


This website gives you comprehensive information related to Nosql database available in the market: http://nosql-database.org/

Case Studies

Some of the interesting large database implementations like Google, Facebook, reddit.com, twitter, Amazon use one or the other form Object/document databases along with relational databases

FaceBook:           http://www.infoq.com/presentations/Facebook-Hive-Hadoop


Reddit:                 http://www.reddit.com/r/programming/comments/bcqhi/reddits_now_running_on_cassandra/


Doug you might be interested to read this: http://www.quora.com/Why-does-Quora-use-MySQL-as-the-data-store-instead-of-NoSQLs-such-as-Cassandra-MongoDB-CouchDB-etc


Microsoft/ .net based doc databases

  1. Microsoft Research is working on Trinity and they a Linqified querying  of data from the data store


  1. Another one is Raven DB it’s a document database created by a .net developer/Architect which is based on Couch DB architecture.

The author is one of the contributor to nHibernate and a leading speaker, trainer, blogger, etc.

And here you can find a ton of blog posts regarding Raven db : http://ayende.com/Blog/category/564.aspx


Some more research information on Hadoop and it also has links to Cloudera from where you can download the virtual machine and play with it.


http://slidesha.re/g5gN6o?r=bb http://slidesha.re/dSscb1?r=bbhttp://slidesha.re/hVjBmA?r=bb


Hadoop tracker https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-7108


This is blog I mainly look into http://www.cloudera.com/blog/




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