The Definitive Guide to MongoDB: The NoSQL Database for Cloud and Desktop Computing

The Definitive Guide to MongoDB: The NoSQL Database for Cloud and Desktop Computing

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by Eelco Plugge, DUPTim Hawkins, Peter Membrey
     
 

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MongoDB, a cross-platform NoSQL database, is the fastest-growing new database in the world. MongoDB provides a rich document-oriented structure with dynamic queries that you’ll recognize from RDBMS offerings such as MySQL. In other words, this is a book about a NoSQL database that does not require the SQL crowd to re-learn how the database world

Overview

MongoDB, a cross-platform NoSQL database, is the fastest-growing new database in the world. MongoDB provides a rich document-oriented structure with dynamic queries that you’ll recognize from RDBMS offerings such as MySQL. In other words, this is a book about a NoSQL database that does not require the SQL crowd to re-learn how the database world works!

MongoDB has reached 1.0 and boasts 50,000+ users. The community is strong and vibrant and MongoDB is improving at a fast rate. With scalable and fast databases becoming critical for today’s applications, this book shows you how to install, administer and program MongoDB without pretending SQL never existed.

What you’ll learn

  • Set up MongoDB on all major platforms, including Linux and Cloud platforms
  • Model data within a document-oriented database
  • Work with your data using non-SQL commands
  • Write applications using MongoDB's PHP API
  • Optimize MongoDB
  • Master MongoDB administration, including replication


Who this book is for

This book will appeal to everyone with some experience in database administration, and provides the entry point for those of us who don’t want to hear about database theory but still need to implement a NoSQL-based database. PHP developers will also profit from this book, since it will add an important NoSQL database to their toolkit.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to MongoDB
  2. Installing MongoDB
  3. The Data Model
  4. Working with Data
  5. GridFS
  6. PHP and MongoDB
  7. Python and MongoDB
  8. Creating a Blog Application with the PHP Driver
  9. Database Administration
  10. Optimization
  11. Replication
  12. Sharding


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781430230519
Publisher:
Apress
Publication date:
09/29/2010
Edition description:
2010
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Hailing from the U.K., Peter Membrey has worked for Red Hat, holds a RHCE certification, and worked and taught at a number of educational institutions since the beginning of his career. He knows what Linux users like and need, and hopes that CentOS will get the kudos it deserves. He lives in Hong Kong and is teaching and consulting on all matters to do with Linux Enterprise networking, while studying for his master's degree.

Eelco Plugge was born in 1986 in the Netherlands and quickly developed an interest in computers and everything revolving around them. He enjoyed a study at the ICT Academy in Amersfoort, after which he eventually ended up as a data encryption specialist working at McAfee at the age of 21. He's a young BCS Professional member and shows a great interest in everything IT- and security-related, but also everything related to the Japanese language and culture. He is working upon expanding his field of expertise through studies and maintaining a young family while at it.

Tim Hawkins produced one of the world s first online classifieds portals in 1993, loot.com, before moving on to run engineering for many of Yahoo EU s non-media-based properties, such as search, local search, mail, messenger, and its social networking products. He is currently managing a large offshore team for a major US e-tailer, developing and deploying next-gen e-commerce applications. Loves hats, hates complexity.

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