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Microsoft coaches NoSQL options for Azure cloud

The Register writing about Microsoft initiative to bring NoSQL databases to the Azure cloud, Membase and MongoDB being mentioned in the article[1]:

The addition of NoSQL suits Microsoft - by bringing more people to Azure - and it suits the NoSQLers, because they get more Windows devs to support.

You can run NoSQL options like Mongo and Memcached on Azure after some fiddling and configuring. The goal now is to deliver a development, deployment, and management experience already familiar to those on Windows, SQL Server, and Visual Basic.

Is VMWare/Spring making the same bet for the Java world? Judging by the Spring Data initiative, plus Grails support for Redis, Grails support for MongoDB, I’d say they are.

A question that I’d like to clarify to myself is how popular is memcached in the Java world? My impression is that Java people have stayed away from memcached so far, using Java based solutions like EHCache or Terracotta, but I might be completely wrong.

Original title and link: Microsoft coaches NoSQL options for Azure cloud (NoSQL databases © myNoSQL)

via: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/11/12/windows_azure_nosql/


Membase on VMWare

James Phillips of NorthScale about scaling out with Membase on VMWare (real interview starts at around 1’35”):

Considering Membase is persisting to disk (as opposed to its little brother memcached which is memory only)[1], I’m wondering if virtualized environments provide good enough IO.


  1. As many other DBMS, Membase keeps “hot data” in memory, but it also writes it to disk for durability.  ()

Original title and link: Membase on VMWare (NoSQL databases © myNoSQL)


What do Redis and VMWare Have in Common?

You have probably heard the ☞ news by now: VMWare has hired Salvatore Sanfilippo (@antirez), creator and main developer of Redis, the key-value store. The very good news about this is that VMWare will allow Salvatore to work full time on Redis and will also help him build a set of Redis Tools that will be open sourced. Congrats Salvatore and VMWare!