The Cassandra backend is still experimental and lacks support for
djangotoolbox.fields), but overall it already looks very very interesting. This backend comes ...
In part 1 and part 2 we introduced the concept of denormalization, materialized views and background tasks in order to emulate JOINs in the to-one direction on NoSQL databases. Now we'll talk about all remaining little but important snippets of the puzzle left over and discuss how to ensure ...read more
Non-relational databases like App Engine or MongoDB natively don't support operations like JOINs because they don't scale. However in some situations there just exists the need to use such operations. This is the first part of a series presenting one way to handle JOINs (at first in the ...read more
With the just released django-dbindexer you can use all Django lookup types ("iexact", "month", "day", etc.) on non-relational DBs like App Engine and MongoDB, even if they're not natively supported by that DB! Also, django-dbindexer can help you with optimizing your code. For instance, case-insensitive filters on MongoDB can ...read more