Posts tagged nosql

The biggest data breach of the year. Of course, it involves Mongo.
HyperDex now does Mongo better and faster than MongoDB.
In this post, we discuss when and why it makes sense to shard a graph.
We built a new distributed graph store, called Weaver, that can perform ACID transactions on graphs. The alpha version is available, this post shows the first few steps on how to use it.
Custom consistency models, which differ on how weak they are, are no good if they can't outperform strong consistency.
It's time to secure data in NoSQL databases with strong guarantees, at fine granularity, and with low overhead. Macaroons, from Google, are designed for this purpose. This post shows have Macaroons can be used in HyperDex to secure NoSQL data.
HyperDex now supports documents and Node.js. This post describes how to write Node programs using HyperDex as a document store.
The real story of how weak NoSQL systems allowed users to make money out of the thin air and brought down two Bitcoin exchanges, one permanently.
HyperDex gets a fast, flexible, incremental backup manager.
There are many conflicting definitions for Consistency. This post provides a clear definition for each, without rehashing any tired old arguments about eventual consistency.
We have a huge, emerging industry called NoSQL, and yet there is no proper definition of what it is. This post identifies the problem and proposes a constructive, useful definition.
MongoDB claims that it provides fault-tolerance. In this note, I explain why and how it falls short.