[kwlug-disc] MongoDB

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Fri Jun 25 10:19:28 EDT 2010

On Fri, Jun 25, 2010 at 10:12 AM, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday at crashcourse.ca>wrote:

> p.s.  the new tech review contract is for mongodb:
> http://www.amazon.ca/Mongodb-Web-Development-Mitch-Pirtle/dp/0321705335/
> ironically, i know *nothing* about mongodb but someone is now going to
> pay me to learn about it.  life doesn't get much better than that.


MongoDB is a key/value store. One of the new "NoSQL" fads. Think of it as
old fast ISAM indexes. Or as memcached on disk.

Drupal 7 supports MongoDB as one of the storage options for the new "fields"
feature in core, for scalability reasons.
Khalid M. Baheyeldin
2bits.com, Inc.
Drupal optimization, development, customization and consulting.
Simplicity is prerequisite for reliability. --  Edsger W.Dijkstra
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. --   Leonardo da Vinci
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