[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.
>

Great!

MongoDB is a key/value store. One of the new "NoSQL" fads. Think of it as
the
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.
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