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Building your first app using MongoDB and Perl

Length: 60:41 San Francisco Perl Mongers
Speaker: Mike Friedman (friedo) speaker

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What is MongoDB?

  • MongoDB is a Document Oriented Database
  • Open Source
  • High Performance
  • Horizontally Scalable (Web Scale, Sharding)
  • Full Featured (buzzword compilance!)

MongoDB is a good choice if you have a lot of data that you want to get at quickly.

Library - a demo application

  • Users
  • Books
  • Authors
  • Publishers

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Inside the MongoDB Perl client