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Four short links: 29 December 2010

Four short links: 29 December 2010

GAE Datastore, Datamining Books, Processing Word Clouds, and URL Design

  1. datastore — implementation of Google App Engine Datastore in Java, running on hbase and hadoop. (via Hacker News)
  2. Mining of Massive Datasets — 340 page book from Stanford with the best copyright cautionary coverletter: we expect that you will acknowledge our authorship if you republish parts or all of it. We are sorry to have to mention this point, but we have evidence that other items we have published on the Web have been appropriated and republished under other names. It is easy to detect such misuse, by the way, as you will learn in Chapter 3. (via Delicious)
  3. Wordcram — generate word clouds in Processing. (via jandot on Twitter)
  4. URL Design — the why and how of designing your URLs. Must-read. (via kneath on Twitter)
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NoSQL conference coming to Boston

NoSQL conference coming to Boston

On March 11 Boston will join several other cities who have host conferences on the movement broadly known as NoSQL. Cassandra, CouchDB, HBase, HypergraphDB, Hypertable, Memcached, MongoDB, Neo4j, Riak, SimpleDB, Voldemort, and probably other projects as well will be represented at the one-day affair. The interviews I had with various projects leaders for this article turned up a recurring usage pattern for NoSQL. What connects the users is that they carry out web-related data crunching, searching, and other Web 2.0 related work. I think these companies use NoSQL tools because they’re the companies who understand leading-edge technologies and are willing to take risks in those areas. As the field gets better known, usage will spread.

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