Drupal and the rise of the Documents

Claudio Beatrice

It has been nearly three years since the term 'NoSQL' was coined and since then it contributed to shape the idea of a set of new technologies that soon conquered the mind(and heart :) of many developers. The good ol' relational model has been replaced with new solutions and methods that helped to formulate a whole new kind of approach to database design and data persistence. Better performances and scalability were the two requirements that drove to this little revolution: almost nobody could tell to have never heard of tools like CouchDB, Redis, Hadoop or BerkeleyDB. MongoDB is part of the family, too: during this session we will take a look at its strengths and weaknesses, together with the tools and techniques to use to integrate it with Drupal.

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