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Mongodb. 3 New NoSQL Tutorials to Check Out This Weekend. This week saw the publication of three new introductory tutorials on three different NoSQL databases: one on CouchDB, one on MongoDB and one on SimpleDB.

3 New NoSQL Tutorials to Check Out This Weekend

If you've been meaning to check out one or more of these databases, these tutorials could form the basis for a good weekend project. How to Move from MySQL to CouchDB: Part 1. NoSQL: Guides, Tutorials, Books, Papers. Resources for getting started with NoSQL databases, including NoSQL guides and tutorials, NoSQL books, and papers.

NoSQL: Guides, Tutorials, Books, Papers

In case you are new to NoSQL databases or NoSQL in general, please start with the NoSQL definitions, what led to the creation of NoSQL databases, and the NoSQL databases classification and reference. NoSQL Getting Started Guides & Tutorials ¶ Generic Cassandra ¶ NoSQL Tutorial. Some months ago I had a discussion with NoSQL creator, Carlo Strozzi, regarding the databases.

NoSQL Tutorial

I should admit, I am an SQL fan! It's hot having the same language, no matter which platform or database engine is used. He underlined the fact that most SQL engines lack of flexibility and waste system resources (memory and disk space) because of their multi-platform environment (such as Oracle, DB2, Informix, etc.).

He suggested I have a look at the white paper that inspired him: “The UNIX Shell As a Fourth Generation Language” by Evan Schaffer (evan@rsw.com) and Mike Wolf (wolf@hyperion.com). Quoting from the above paper: No SQL ? NOSQL Databases.