MongoDB 3.2 Released: 'A Giant Leap' —
The faster, compressable WiredTiger storage engine is now the default. Document validation can now be performed at database level. Left outer joins are now possible, and more.
Couchbase Server 4.1 Released —
Couchbase Server 4.1 brings massive improvements to query functionality and performance including support for common SQL statements in N1QL. (“you can now manipulate JSON documents with N1QL, in the same manner as you would manipulate tables with SQL”)
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q: Run SQL Directly on CSV or TSV Files — A command line tool that allows execution of SQL-like queries on CSVs/TSVs. It treats ordinary files as database tables, and supports SQL constructs like WHERE, GROUP BY, JOINs etc.
Architecting Distributed Databases for Failure —
Being prepared for failure in a distributed system is essential. Here, an engineer shares his experiences of building an open source distributed data store and the contingencies taken to survive outages.