DB Weekly
Issue 23 — August 1, 2014
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If you couldn’t make it to the MongoDB World event, you can now catch up with the sessions online. There’s a ton of stuff from talks about data on the Internet of things and scaling through to security at Lockheed Martin and hidden gems in MongoDB 2.6.

Graph databases offer new methods of uncovering fraud rings and other sophisticated scams with a high-level of accuracy, and are capable of stopping advanced fraud scenarios in real-time.

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In the TV industry, the pilot season is intense. Networks and studios film as many pilots as possible, hoping to get the next “must watch” series. They must not only stretch their personnel, but also their hosting infrastructure to the breaking point. Read DigitalFilm Tree’s journey from chaos to efficiency here.

SD Times
Cory Isaacson, database technology veteran, spoke with SD Times about how databases have changed, scaling in the cloud, and why ‘agile Big Data’ is the future.

An extensive look at how Flickr is using Redis Sentinel to get automated Redis master failover and how it has fared in production.

MongoHQ Blog
MongoDB supports full text search and this tutorial demonstrates how to hook into it from a basic Node app.

The Netflix Tech Blog
A look at how well Cassandra scales on new Amazon EC2 instance types.


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