Over a year ago a friend of mine aroused my interest for RethinkDB. At that time I played a little bit with it and thought that it appears to be a nice database. After that I focused on other topics, but recently I came back to RethinkDB. In this post I would like to explain how you can setup RethinkDB on Azure and play around with it.
Recently I had the opportunity to give a talk with the topic Big Data Latest and Greatest. Sounds like a marketing session? No, it is not … and I hope you will see it the same way. This blog post tries to extend this session.
What was the big idea behind this session? The Hadoop ecosystem is increasing every month and it is hard to keep in step with the latest versions and products.
That is just an excerpt of a whole bunch of technologies.
In this post we will discuss the following pieces:
Instead of digging deep into the technologies I will try to compare some of them and try to picture some use cases.
DocumentDB is the latest storage option available on Azure. During the last weeks I had the opportunity to play with it and give some presentations about it. This article will introduce you to this new service.