MongoDB and MongoMapper

MongoDB is a document based database engine. Learn how to access it through MongoMapper in this episode.

Non-relational Data Persistence in Java using MongoDB

Kristina Chodorow, a software engineer at MongoDB, talks about non-relational data persistence in Java using MongoDB, a high-performance, open source, schema-free document-oriented database. In the last couple years, dozens of non-relational databases have appeared to solve problems that relational databases aren’t good at. Kristina will go over many of the different types of databases available …

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NoSQL: Death to Relational Databases

This video explores the NoSQL movement: the general alternatives to relational databases (key-value stores, document-oriented databases, and graph databases) and some of the domains in which they provide the best fit. It also looks at ways to resolve the tension between relational databases and the alternatives, with examples of hybrid applications.

Getting Non-Relational with MongoDB

MongoDB is an open-source, high-performance, schema-free, document-oriented database. The goal of the MongoDB project is to bridge the functionality gap between a key/value store and a traditional RDBMS. There is a native Ruby driver for MongoDB, as well as several open-source projects providing additional support for using MongoDB from Ruby. This talk will introduce MongoDB …

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Non-Relational Data Stores

Igal Koshevoy of Pragmaticraft speaks about Comparing Non-Relational Databases: MongoDB, Tokyo Tyrant, CouchDB at the November 2009 OpenSQLCamp in Portland, Oregon.


MongoDB presentation at the November 2009 OpenSQLCamp in Portland, Oregon. MongoDB (from “humongous”) is a scalable, high-performance, open source, schema-free, document-oriented database. MongoDB bridges the gap between key-value stores (which are fast and highly scalable) and traditional RDBMS systems (which provide structured schemas and powerful queries).