SQL vs NoSQL Panel

SQL vs NoSQL Panel at the November 2009 OpenSQLCamp in Portland, Oregon. Moderated by Ronald Bradford of http://42sql.com SQL: Brian Aker – Drizzle; Monty Widenius – MariaDB; Selena Deckelmann – PostgreSQL NoSQL: Eric Evans – Cassandra; Mike Dirolf – MongoDB, Mike Miller – CouchDB

The Softer Side Of Schemas – Mapping Java Persistence Standards To the Google App Engine Datastore

Google App Engine is a powerful cloud-computing platform designed to help developers more easily create and manage scalable web applications. With the recent addition of Java support, developers can now interact with the Google App Engine datastore using JDO and JPA, both standard Java persistence APIs. In this talk we will discuss how these standards …

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This presentation shows how to use SHOW ENGINE INNODB STATUS to get more information about your Innodb tables, foreign keys and transactions. This is a great presentation to learn how InnoDB works.

Building a MySQL Slave and Keeping it in Sync

This video shows on how to get a consistent snapshot to build a slave, how to use mk-table-checksum to check for differences between masters and slaves on an ongoing basis, and how to use tools such as mk-table-sync and mysqldump to sync the data if there are any discrepancies.

Introduction to Java DB / Apache Derby

Rick Hillegas, Java DB Technical Team Lead at Sun Microsystems, talks about Java DB / Apache Derby at The San Francisco Java User Group’s September 8th event in San Francisco.

CouchDB: Relaxing Offline JavaScript

CouchDB’s web API and offline replication capabilities make it ideally suited to power a sea-change in the relationships between users and service providers. This video gives a 10,000 foot overview of CouchDB, as well as discusses the benefits and challenges of writing applications that can be replicated transparently from the cloud to local machines.