ruby: All content tagged as ruby in NoSQL databases and polyglot persistence
Before the weekend is over, you could spend a bit of time experimenting with Neo4j. If you are a Ruby person then you’ve probably learned from the persistent graph structures with Ruby/Rails thread that Neo4j with JRuby is the way to go. In the first video Peter Neubauer demonstrates the process of building and deploying a Neo4j-enabled application on Heroku:
Justin Sheehy talking about the origins of Riak and Dave Smith about its future at Riak 1.0 party. A nice piece of the recent history.
A screencast demoing CRUD capabilities of the Couchbase 2.0 using the Ruby library.
Salvatore antirez Sanfilippo has published on GitHub Lamer News a Hacker News like social site built on top of Redis, Sinatra, and jQuery—when writing this I’ve already checked out the code. For a long time Twitter-related and blog-related projects have been the favorite demos for NoSQL solutions, so its nice to see more serious applications featured.
The project is also running live at lamer news.com. It could benefit of a bit of UI liftup though.
Original title and link: Lamer News: A Redis-Sinatra-JQuery HN-like News Site ( ©myNoSQL)
The workshop takes you through creating a Sinatra application using sample code from here . Once the Sinatra application which leverages Twitter is working, the workshop then takes you through adding Redis to your application. Finally the workshop ends after taking you through scaling your application instances up and then back down.
Only 15 minutes to get it up and running: