Posts categorized as Databases

What is MongoDB? Is it edible?

You are probably here because our first articles baited you, or you came via Google and think about using MongoDB in your application. You probably want to know, how to use it to get an advantage over a relational database like Postgres. Let us first revise the CAP theorem for a second.

Slicing a RDBMS into a neo4j Graph

Time to take a look at a database, implemented in Java. Yes, Java! In a contrary to the popular belief, it is possible to produce a fast Java application. Let’s get specific! You probably heard about graphs. If not, check out this Wikipedia entry. Entities are represented by nodes, relations by edges. This allows you to quickly access… Read more »

Trip through the land of Databases

You probably know Relational Databases, you are also most likely very used to them by now. Don’t get to devoted though – life’s too short not to try some other things from time to time. There are plenty of Database systems out there, that are not Relational and along with the rise of Cloud Computing,… Read more »