Django decided long time ago that Ruby on Rails cannot be the only framework where people can have fun integrating with all NoSQL databases. During this year DjangoCon Europe there were several session dedicated to Django and NoSQL databases:
- Alex Gaynor: What NoSQL support in the Django ORM looks like, and how do we get there
- Peter Bengtsson: Using MongoDB in your app
- Benoît Chesneau: Relax your project with CouchDB
- Tobias Ivarsson: Django and Neo4j: Domain Modeling that Kicks Ass
- Django and NoSQL Panel
What NoSQL support in the Django ORM looks like, and how do we get there
Alex Gaynor speaks about what needs to change in Django ORM to make it more NoSQL friendly:
Reinout van Rees has a summary of the talk ☞ here.
Using MongoDB in your app
Peter Bengtsson talks about his experience of passing from using ZODB for the last 10 years to MongoDB
Some notes from the talk are available ☞ here.
Relax your project with CouchDB
Benoît Chesneau talks about what makes CouchDB appealing to python developers. He also covers the CouchDBkit python framework.
Django and Neo4j: Domain Modeling that Kicks Ass
Not coming from DjangoCon, but still about Django and Neo4j, is Tobias Ivarsson’s presentation: “Django and Neo4j - Domain modeling that kicks ass”:
Derek Stainer summarizes the slide deck ☞ here.
Django and NoSQL Panel
All in all a lot of NoSQL excitement in the Django world! Or should it be the opposite?
Update: Here is the latest Django and NoSQL Databases status update