Getting the Best Out of Your MySQL Indexes

MySQL indexes are often used to make performance better. However, they can make performance suffer if you are not using them properly. MySQL Guru Sheeri Cabral explains the pitfalls to avoid with indexes and how to utilize compound indexes to maximize index availability with the least amount of write overhead. Make the most of your […]

MongoDB Schema Design

MongoDB has been designed for versatility, but the techniques you might use to build, say, an analytics engine or a hierarchical data store might not be obvious. In this talk, we’ll learn about MongoDB in practice by looking at hypothetical application designs (based on real-world designs, of course).

Making CouchDB Plugins

CouchDB now has plugin support! This talk explains the design of the plugin system and demonstrates extending CouchDB by building example plugins. From “my first Erlang project” to major CouchDB changes, plugins have something for everybody.