[Phpwm] Non-Relational Databases

Alex Mace alex at hollytree.co.uk
Wed Feb 25 08:57:12 UTC 2009

Ha! I might have a play around with them for a project I've got when I  
get some time (unlikely) but if I do I'll happily do a little talk  
about it :)


On 24 Feb 2009, at 21:21, Rob Allen wrote:

> On 24/02/2009 16:25, Alex Mace wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> Has anyone played around with any of the non-relational databases  
>> that
>> seem to be getting a bit trendy? I'm thinking of things like Apache
>> CouchDB, Amazon SimpleDB, Google BigTable (part of the App Engine I
>> believe?). I've only ever worked with or been taught about relational
>> databases and I'm wondering what, if any, benefits these could give
>> me. I've got an inkling that they're useful for storing and querying
>> large amounts of arbitary data. Perhaps something thats useful for
>> data mining?
>> Thoughts?
> I'm waiting for your PHPWM presentation on it :)
> Regards,
> Rob...
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