Public Bookmarks - NoSQL/NewSQL, Spanner, Agile et al

Makes for a "light" sunday morning reading list ūüôā


P&P -Data Access for Highly-Scalable Solutions: Using SQL, NoSQL, and Polyglot Persistence

NoSQL Performance & Failover benchmarking

Ultra-High Performance NoSQL Benchmarking: Analyzing Durability and Performance Tradeoffs

 "Quick" NoSQL Comparison: Measuring performance and failover of Aerospike, Cassandra, Couchbase, and MongoDB

NoSQL Failover Characteristics: Aerospike, Cassandra, Couchbase, MongoDB

Thumbtack Technology's YCSB Benchmark GitHub Repository

Thumbtack Technology's NoSQL Test Results Repository


Aero Spike

AeroSpike: Flash-Optimized NoSQL DB  (200k TPS, sub-millisecond latency)

Aerospike 3: Documentation


Google Spanner




Google Spanner's Most Surprising Revelation: NoSQL Is Out And NewSQL Is In

Wired: Google Spans Entire Planet With GPS-Powered Database

Spanner: Google's globally distributed database

Cloudant Labs on Google Spanner



NewSQL - Scalable Relational Databases

The NewSQL Movement

SQL Makes a Comeback through NewSQL

Choosing a Next-Gen Database: The New World Order of NoSQL, NewSQL, and MySQL

Integrating SQL & NoSQL & NewSQL Realtime Data Intelligence for the Financial Industry

Choose the "Right" Database and NewSQL: NoSQL Under Attack

MySQL vs NoSQL and NewSQL - Survey Results (451 Research)


Big data Reference Glossary


Foundation  DB

The Transaction Manifesto

ACID claims: Which modern databases support ACID transactions?


FoundationDB: Problem Statement

FoundationDB: Solution Statement

FoundationDB Architecture

FoundationDB: Core Features

FoundationDB: Core Anti-Features

FoundationDB: Consistency

FoundationDB: The Future of NoSQL

FoundationDB: Layers

FoundationDB: Layer Catalog

FoundationDB: Getting Started

FoundationDB: Developer Guide

FoundationDB: API Reference

FoundationDB: SQL Layer Documentation

FoundationDB: SQL Layer REST API Reference

FoundationDB: SQL Layer REST API Getting Started Guide

FoundationDB: Tutorials

FoundationDB: Data Modelling


The Year in NoSQL

Gartner 2013 Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems

Comments on the 2013 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems

DB-Engines: A Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systems

DB-Engines Ranking Page

451's NoSQL LinkedIn Skills Index

Martin Fowler's NoSQL Page

NoSQL, No Problem: An Introduction to NoSQL Databases (Thoughtworks)

NoSQL Databases Comparison (Kristof Kovacs)

Visual Guide to NoSQL Databases

NoSQL Options Compared: A Developer's Look at the Primary NoSQL Options   (Dr. Dobbs, March 2013)

NoSQL Comparison Table

How To Compare NoSQL Databases for Performance and Reliability

Benchmarking Top NoSQL Databases: A Performance Comparison for Architects and IT Managers (DataStax, Feb 2013)


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Create and configure lightweight, reproducible, and portable development environments.
Orient DB


OrientDB on GitHub

Presentation: OrientDB: The database for the Web

OrientDB vs MongoDB

Presentation: OrientDB 

A Look at OrientDB: The Graph-Document NoSQL

Book: Getting Started with OrientDB


Presentation: Switching from relational to the graph model (Luca Garulli)

Presentation: Select the right model - Document vs. Graph, what is the answer?

Presentation: OrientDB Distributed Architecture


Xen breakout

VUPEN Method Breaks Out of Virtual Machine to Attack Hosts

NSA Keeps Its Hands Clean, Buys Zero-Day Vulnerabilities From French Firm Vupen

Subverting the Xen hypervisor (part 1)

Preventing and Detecting Xen Hypervisor Subversions

Bluepilling the Xen Hypervisor


Mirage OS


Technical Background





PaaS Decision Matrix Simplified


The Seven Wastes of Software Development  (Matt Stine)

#1: Partially Done Work

 #2: Extra Features

#3: Relearning

 #4: Handoffs

#5: Delays

#6: Task Switching

#7: Defects


How to Manage the 7 Wastes of Agile Software Development (Vijaya Kumar Bandaru)

Agile Teamwork: 3 Ways to Minimize Handoffs (Mike Cohn)


Courtesy - David Lazar