Professional NoSQL
NoSQL databases are efficient, powerful tools for storing and manipulatingvast quantities of data. Most NoSQL databases scale well as data grows and often are flexible enough to accommodate semi-structured and sparse data sets. This comprehensive hands-on guide presents fundamental concepts and practical solutions for using NoSQL databases. Expert author Shashank Tiwari begins with a helpful introduction to NoSQL, explaining its characteristics and typical uses. He then looks at where it fits in the application stack. His unique insights help you choose which NoSQL solutions are best for solving your specific data storage needs. more »
Big Data Glossary
To help you navigate the large number of new data tools available, this guide describes 60 of the most recent innovations, from NoSQL databases and MapReduce approaches to machine learning and visualization tools. Descriptions are based on first-hand experience with these tools in a production environment.

This handy glossary also includes a chapter of key terms that help define many of these tool categories: NoSQL Databases, MapReduce, Storage, Servers, Processing, Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Visualization, Acquisition, Serialization. more »
The Definitive Guide to MongoDB
MongoDB, a cross-platform NoSQL database, is the fastest-growing new database in the world. MongoDB provides a rich document-oriented structure with dynamic queries that you'll recognize from RDBMS offerings such as MySQL. In other words, this is a book about a NoSQL database that does not require the SQL crowd to re-learn how the database world works!

MongoDB has reached 1.0 and boasts 50,000+ users. The community is strong and vibrant and MongoDB is improving at a fast rate. With scalable and fast databases becoming critical for today's applications, this book shows you how to install, administer and program MongoDB without pretending SQL never existed. more »
Ruby and MongoDB Web Development
Step-by-step instructions and practical examples to creating web applications with Ruby and MongoDB. Learn to design the object model in a NoSQL way. Create objects in Ruby and map them to MongoDB. Learn about Mongoid and MongoMapper for mapping Ruby objects to MongoDB documents. Process large datasets with MapReduce. Create geo-spatial indexes or 2D indexes. more »
Developing with Couchbase Server
Today's highly interactive websites pose a challenge for traditional SQL databases - the ability to scale rapidly and serve loads of concurrent users. With this concise guide, you'll learn how to build web applications on top of Couchbase Server 2.0, a NoSQL database that can handle websites and social media where hundreds of thousands of users read and write large volumes of information.

Using food recipe information as examples, this book demonstrates how to take advantage of Couchbase's document-oriented database design, and how to store and query data with various CRUD operations. Discover why Couchbase is better than SQL databases with memcached tiers for managing data from the most interactive portions of your application. more »
MongoDB: The Definitive Guide, 2nd Edition
Manage the huMONGOus amount of data collected through your web application with MongoDB. This authoritative introduction—written by a core contributor to the project—shows you the many advantages of using document-oriented databases, and demonstrates how this reliable, high-performance system allows for almost infinite horizontal scalability.

This updated second edition provides guidance for database developers, advanced configuration for system administrators, and an overview of the concepts and use cases for other people on your project. Ideal for NoSQL newcomers and experienced MongoDB users alike, this guide provides numerous real-world schema design examples. more »
Spring in Practice
Spring in Practice covers 66 Spring development techniques and the practical issues you will encounter when using them. The book starts with three carefully crafted introductory chapters to get you up to speed on the fundamentals. And then, the core of the book takes you step-by-step through the important, practical techniques you will use no matter what type of application you're building. You'll hone your Spring skills with examples on user accounts, security, NoSQL data stores, and application integration. Along the way, you'll explore Spring-based approaches to domain-specific challenges like CRM, configuration management, and site reliability. more »
Redis in Action
Redis in Action introduces Redis and the key-value model. You'll quickly dive into real use cases including simple caching, distributed ad targeting, and more. You'll learn how to scale Redis from small jobs to massive datasets and discover how to integrate with traditional RDBMS or other NoSQL stores. Experienced developers will appreciate the in-depth chapters on clustering and internal scripting.

Written for developers familiar with database concepts. No prior exposure to NoSQL database concepts nor to Redis itself is required. Appropriate for systems administrators comfortable with programming. more »
Pro Hibernate and MongoDB
Hibernate and MongoDB are a powerful combination of open source persistence and NoSQL technologies for today's Java-based enterprise and cloud application developers. Hibernate is the leading open source Java-based persistence, object relational management engine, recently repositioned as an object grid management engine. MongoDB is a growing, popular open source NoSQL framework, especially popular among cloud application and big data developers. With these two, enterprise and cloud developers have a "complete out of the box" solution.

Pro Hibernate and MongoDB shows you how to use and integrate Hibernate and MongoDB. More specifically, this book guides you through the bootstrap; building transactions; handling queries and query entities; and mappings. Then, this book explores the principles and techniques for taking these application principles to the cloud, using the OpenShift Platform as a Service (PaaS) and more. more »
Getting Started with NoSQL
Relational databases have been used for decades, and in the last few years NoSQL has been a growing choice for large-scale web applications. Non-relational databases provide the scale and speed that you may need for your application. To switch you must know the options available, the advantages and drawbacks, and scenarios which it is suited to the most and where it should be avoided at all costs.

Getting Started with NoSQL is a from-the-ground up guide that takes you from the very first steps to a real-world NoSQL application. It provides you with a step-by-step approach to design and implement a NoSQL application that will help you make clear decisions on database choices and database model choices. The book is suited for a developer, an architect, as well as a CTO. more »