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On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 11:11 AM, Luciano Ramalho <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 11:58 AM, Bill Dueber <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Oops. I just found a better overview than I can provide, at
> I was just about to send that link.
>> There are lots of other players in this space, too -- see
> It depends on how you define "that space". There are lots of players
> in the non-relational, AKA, NoSQL space, but in the document oriented
> space I don't know of any other current contender other than MongoDB
> and CouchDB. Do you?
> Comparing Riak, Cassandra and MongoDB is like comparing a golf cart, a
> fork lift and a fire engine. They are just too different.
> But i'd say MongoDB and CouchDB belong in the same category, though
> MongoDB is optimized for performance in cluster, deployed in a single
> datacenter, with master-slave replication, and CouchDB is designed for
> easy and reliable distributed deployment with master-master
> replication among nodes that are not always online.
> Their conceptual data model is very similar (JSON and BSON), so it's a
> snap to migrate data from CouchDB to MongoDB (the opposite maybe more
> complicated depending on the dataset, because BSON has more primitive
> types than JSON).
> Where I work  we are doing pilot projects with CouchDB, but we also
> envision using CouchDB as the main repository for content creation,
> and pushing data to MongoDB for high demand services, if we find out
> that CouchDB can't handle the traffic.
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> Luciano Ramalho
> programador repentista || stand-up programmer
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