Tag Archives: Scaling

Top Five Posts of 2011

Continuing a trend started by Cal Evans and then followed by Chris Cornutt, Matthew Turland, and Joe Devon; here are the top five most viewed posts from my blog in 2011. 5. CouchDB and Domain-Driven Design This post covered two topics that are of great interest to me. Document databases like CouchDB have much potential […]

Addressing the NoSQL Criticism

There were quite a few NoSQL critics at OSCON this year. I imagine this was true of past years as well, but I don’t know that first hand. I think there are several reasons behind the general disdain for NoSQL databases. First, NoSQL is horrible name. It implies that there’s something wrong with SQL and […]

Scaling CouchDB

My latest book, Scaling CouchDB, is now available in ebook format. This is a short book (about 72 pages) and serves as a practical guide to scaling CouchDB and designing a distributed system to meet your capacity needs. Replication, conflict resolution, load balancing, clustering, distributed load testing, and monitoring are covered. The chapters on load […]

CouchDB at New York PHP

Last night I gave a presentation on CouchDB at the New York PHP User Group. I talked about the basics of CouchDB, its JSON documents, its RESTful API, writing and querying MapReduce views, using CouchDB from within PHP, and scaling. The talk was broadcast and recorded on Ustream. A big thanks to New York PHP […]