Podcast: A View Into the World of NoSQL, with Mark Myers

Today we talked with Mark Myers from the London Developer Co-op about all things NoSQL.

Topics include:

  • The four different types of NoSQL databases
  • Why the need for NoSQL
  • Why NoSQL has become some popular over the last few years
  • How the NSF has provided NoSQL type functionality for a long time
  • Some discussion about CouchDB, MongoDB and other NoSQL offerings
  • The role of Javascript in NoSQL
  • Mark’s blog entry about how to improve the NSF
  • How and why Mark thinks XPages are much easier to use for development than other technologies he has used
  • How the IBM XWork Server is well positioned to become a database server
  • Who will be buying the first round of drinks at Lotusphere 2012
  • and much more….

The podcast runs about 40 minutes and is chock full of great NoSQL goodness.

Download Episode 142 >

IBM Collaboration Solutions Community Meeting Replay available

Earlier this week IBM’s Niklas Heidloff and I presented all things OpenNTF to the IBM Collaboration Solutions Community. Yesterday Joyce Davis posted the replay. The MP3 file can be downloaded. An IBM Lotus Greenhouse ID is required to access the video and audio replays. I would like to thank those people who attended. The feedback was overwhelmingly positive.