With a little help from our buddies Node, Backbone, Websockets and NoSQL, we can turn boring old Rails into a crazy new playground. Let's get started!
by Eric Redmond
You know all about NoSQL. You've used Redis as a secondary index, and run MonogoDB with the mongoid gem. That's all there is to it, right?
Nope. Not even close. The new world of databases is bigger and weirder than you might think - from mapreduce, to link walking, to blob indexing, to declarative graph traversal you need only free your mind.
19th–20th April 2012